Definition of goat pepper in English:

goat pepper


  • A very spicy chilli pepper, ripening to red, orange, or yellow when mature; a plant producing such a fruit; any of several perennial shrubs of the genus Capsicum, especially C. chinense, native to the Caribbean islands and Central and South America.


Early 18th century; earliest use found in Henry Barham (?1670–1726), botanist.