green pepper

  1. the mild-flavored, unripe fruit of the bell or sweet pepper, Capsicum annuum grossum, used as a green vegetable.

Origin of green pepper

First recorded in 1690–1700

Words Nearby green pepper Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use green pepper in a sentence

  • Serve the sweetbread salad either in cucumbers hollowed out or in red or green pepper shells, resting on a wreath of watercress.

    Suppers | Paul Pierce

British Dictionary definitions for green pepper

green pepper

  1. the green unripe fruit of the sweet pepper, eaten raw or cooked

  2. the unripe fruit of various other pepper plants, eaten as a green vegetable

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