the mild-flavored, unripe fruit of the bell or sweet pepper, Capsicum annuum grossum, used as a green vegetable.
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Origin of green pepper
First recorded in 1690–1700
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Examples from the Web for green pepper
Was there, then, a fatal shortage in the green-pepper market?The Beggar's Purse|Samuel Hopkins Adams
the green unripe fruit of the sweet pepper, eaten raw or cooked
the unripe fruit of various other pepper plants, eaten as a green vegetable
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