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  • n  any of various tropical plants of the genus Capsicum bearing peppers
  • n  chiefly tropical perennial shrubby plants having many-seeded fruits: sweet and hot peppers

  • This time, the dispersal order was followed by smoke, then two canisters of OC Oleoresin of capsicum, that is, pepper spray.
  • They contain milk sugar, starch, capsicum (pepper) and a minute amount of ipecaca useless and fake dope against alcoholism, declares the American Medical Association.
  • 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.

  • Pat Cash in Bangkok Post
    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...
  • Donald McDonald in Melbourne Herald Sun
    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...
  • Lee Rhiannon in Sydney Morning Herald
    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...

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