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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
capsicum (noun)
a) any of a genus () of tropical American herbs and shrubs of the nightshade family widely cultivated for their many-seeded usually fleshy-walled berries - Capsicum called also pepper
b) - pepper
an oleoresin derived from the fruit of some that contains and related compounds and is used medicinally especially as a topical pain reliever - capsicums capsaicin
Capsicum (Wikipedia)

Capsicum (/ˈkæpsɪkəm/) is a genus of flowering plants in the nightshade family Solanaceae, native to the Americas, cultivated worldwide for their chili pepper or bell pepper fruit.

Red capsicum and cross section.jpg
Capsicum fruit and longitudinal section
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Solanales
Family: Solanaceae
Subfamily: Solanoideae
Tribe: Capsiceae
Genus: Capsicum

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