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cap·si·cum / ˈkapsikəm/ • n. (pl. capsicums ) a tropical American pepper plant (genus Capsicum) of the nightshade family with fruits containing many seeds. Several species and varieties, in particular C. annuum var. annuum, the cultivated forms of which include sweet peppers and chili peppers.

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Capsicum

Capsicum (family Solanaceae) A genus of plants that includes C. annuum, varieties of which provide paprikas, green or red peppers (capsicums), chillies, and cayenne pepper. There are 10 species, native to tropical America.

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capsicum

capsicum seed-pod of Guinea pepper. XVIII. — modL., perh. f. capsa CASE 2.

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capsicum

capsicum See pepper

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capsicum

capsicum See pepper.

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capsicum

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