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Any of various tropical plants of the genus Capsicum bearing peppers.  Synonyms: capsicum pepper plant, pepper.
Chiefly tropical perennial shrubby plants having many-seeded fruits: sweet and hot peppers.  Synonym: genus Capsicum.

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"Capsicum" Quotes from Famous Books

... Lowlands. The luxuriant verdure of the swampy plain basks in the sunshine of a blazing March day, and children in gaudy sarongs drive a brisk trade at palm-thatched wayside stations, with bamboo trays of sliced pineapple sprinkled with capsicum, the approved "pick-me-up" of Sumatra. The little train burrows through a forest-lined pass, and skirts the chafing waters of the Anei river, foaming over swarthy boulders. The turbulent stream, now deeply sunk between granite cliffs, rises with terrific ...
— Through the Malay Archipelago • Emily Richings

... water and Pine Tar. If the animal is constipated, give rectal injections of Soap and Warm Water two or three times a day. Also administer Potassium Nitrate, Pulv. Nux Vomica, each four ounces; Capsicum, two ounces, and Pulv. Ginger two ounces. Make into twenty-four capsules and give one capsule three or four times a day. This should not be neglected, as neglected Catarrh is liable to be followed by Laryngitis, Bronchitis, Pneumonia, Pleurisy or other diseases of the organs of ...
— The Veterinarian • Chas. J. Korinek

Words linked to "Capsicum" :   tabasco pepper, cone pepper, pepper, sweet pepper, cherry pepper, cayenne pepper, paprika, capsicum pepper plant, cayenne, chili pepper, asterid dicot genus, sweet pepper plant, potato family, chilli pepper, bird pepper, family Solanaceae, hot pepper, Solanaceae, bush, bell pepper, pimento, pimiento, tabasco plant, shrub, Capsicum baccatum, jalapeno, genus Capsicum, long pepper, capsaicin

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