capsicum capsicum

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any of various tropical plants of the genus Capsicum bearing peppers
  2. (n) chiefly tropical perennial shrubby plants having many-seeded fruits: sweet and hot peppers

Usage(s):

  1. This time, the dispersal order was followed by smoke, then two canisters of OC Oleoresin of capsicum, that is, pepper spray.
  2. The menu, in keeping with royal preferences, was light: lobster mousseline with Maryland crab followed by glazed chicken capsicum and a dessert of peach sorbet.

News

  • Tips on growing your own chile peppers in Colorado

    Colorado chile-heads tend to view hot peppers with near-religious fervor, regarding the potent pods of red and green as sacramental as communion wafers, albeit with a capsicum kick.
    on July 29, 2013     Source: Boulder Daily Camera

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Quotes

  1. "I was horrified to see the mass brawl between Serbs and Croats in 2007, and the scenes of police using capsicum spray on unruly Greek supporters last week must have helped the Chinese cause as much as any multi-million-dollar inducement," Cash...
    on Jan 20, 2008 By: Pat Cash Source: Bangkok Post

  2. "Shannon said, 'No, don't worry, he's with us, he'll be all right', and then Shannon said the police capsicum-sprayed them and led Aaron away," Mr McDonald said. "They escorted him around the back to the winery and let him and his girlfriend...
    on Dec 2, 2007 By: Donald McDonald Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  3. "The fact that the students weren't given any warning that they were about to be sprayed could have resulted in a critical incident if any of the students suffered asthma," Ms Rhiannon said. "Capsicum spray has been shown to cause death or...
    on Mar 30, 2004 By: Lee Rhiannon Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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