Meaning of “pepper” - Learner’s Dictionary

pepper

noun uk us /ˈpepər/
POWDER [ U ]

A2 a black, grey, or red powder that is made from crushed seeds, used to give food a slightly spicy flavour:

salt and pepper
VEGETABLE [ C ]

B1 a hollow green, red, or yellow vegetable:

green/red pepper

(Definition of “pepper” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)