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Noun: capsicum  kap-su-kum
  1. Any of various tropical plants of the genus Capsicum bearing peppers
    - pepper, capsicum pepper plant
Noun: Capsicum
  1. Chiefly tropical perennial shrubby plants having many-seeded fruits: sweet and hot peppers
    - genus Capsicum

Derived forms: capsicums

Type of: asterid dicot genus, bush, shrub

Part of: family Solanaceae, potato family, Solanaceae

Encyclopedia: Capsicum