HyperDic: genus_capsicum

English > 1 sense of the expression genus Capsicum:
NOUNplantgenus Capsicum, Capsicumchiefly tropical perennial shrubby plants having many-seeded fruits
English > genus Capsicum: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningchiefly tropical perennial shrubby plants having many-seeded fruits: sweet and hot peppers.
SynonymCapsicum
Member ofSolanaceae, family Solanaceae, potato familylarge and economically important family of herbs or shrubs or trees often strongly scented and sometimes narcotic or poisonous
Membersbird pepper, Capsicum frutescens baccatum, Capsicum baccatumplant bearing very small and very hot oblong red fruits
capsicum, pepper, capsicum pepper plantAny of various tropical plants of the genus Capsicum bearing peppers
cayenne, cayenne pepper, chili pepper, chilli pepper, long pepper, jalapeno, Capsicum annuum longumplant bearing very hot and finely tapering long peppers
cherry pepper, Capsicum annuum cerasiformeplant bearing small rounded usually pungent fruits
cone pepper, Capsicum annuum conoidesplant bearing erect pungent conical red or yellow or purple fruits
sweet pepper, bell pepper, pimento, pimiento, paprika, sweet pepper plant, Capsicum annuum grossumplant bearing large mild thick-walled usually bell-shaped fruits
tabasco pepper, hot pepper, tabasco plant, Capsicum frutescensplant bearing very hot medium-sized oblong red peppers
Broaderasterid dicot genusgenus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
Spanishgenus capsicum
Catalangenus capsicum

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