capsicum

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New Latin, from Ancient Greek καψικός (kapsikós, like a box)

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capsicum (plural capsicums)

  1. Any of several tropical American plants, of the genus Capsicum, principally the species Capsicum annuum and Capsicum frutescens, that are cultivated as edible peppers.
  2. The spicy fruit of the above plants, the bell peppers.

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