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red pepper:see pepperpepper,
name for the fruits of several unrelated Old and New World plants used as spices or vegetables or in medicine. Old World (True) Peppers
Black pepper (Piper nigrum
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1. any of several varieties of the pepper plant Capsicum frutescens, cultivated for their hot pungent red podlike fruits
2. the fruit of any of these plants
3. the ripe red fruit of the sweet pepper
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