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peppernoun

uk   /ˈpep.ər/  us   //

pepper noun (POWDER)

A2 [U] a grey or white powder produced by crushing dry peppercorns, used to give a spicy, hot taste to food: freshly ground black pepper salt and pepper
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pepper noun (VEGETABLE)

B1 (also sweet pepper, US also bell pepper) [C] a vegetable that is usually green, red, or yellow, has a rounded shape, and is hollow with seeds in the middle: a red/green pepper Peppers are usually cooked with other vegetables or eaten raw in salads. Red peppers are ideal for roasting in the oven.
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