One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1The mild-flavoured unripe fruit of a sweet pepper, which may be eaten raw or cooked.
- ‘While steaming the rice, sauté some garlic, onions and green peppers in a teaspoon of olive oil for five minutes.’
- ‘Vitamin C is present in fresh, uncooked fruits and vegetables, especially citrus fruits and red and green peppers.’
- ‘Carrots, kale, and spinach are the main suppliers of beta carotene, while vitamin C is found in citrus fruits and juices, green peppers, broccoli, and potatoes.’
- ‘The dish included a good range of crunchy vegetables - broccoli, green peppers, bamboo shoots, water chestnuts, cashew nuts and onion among them.’
- ‘Add the green pepper and mushrooms and cook until the vegetables are soft.’
- 1.1 The plant which yields green peppers.See capsicum
- ‘In the school's garden are giant tufts of spinach, green peppers and cabbages planted according to eco-friendly and sustainable permaculture principles.’
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