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Definition of the noun capsicum

What does capsicum mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: capsicums

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

Alternative definition of the noun capsicum

noun

  1. Any of several tropical American plants, of the genus Capsicum, that are cultivated as edible peppers, known as ‘pepper’ since the 16th century but botanically completely distinct and from another continent; various names are used for one or more species, e.g. Cayenne or Guinea pepper, Jamaica pepper, paprika.
  2. The spicy fruit of the above plants, the bell peppers.

Phrases with Capsicum

Phrases starting with the word Capsicum:

  1. Capsicum Axi
  2. Capsicum Dulce
  3. Capsicum Laeve
  4. Capsicum Spray
  5. Capsicum annuum
  6. Capsicum Longum
  7. Capsicum Nigrum
  8. Capsicum Ovatum
  9. Capsicum Bicolor
  10. Capsicum Ciliare
  11. Capsicum Comarim
  12. Capsicum Conicum
  13. Capsicum Crispum
  14. Capsicum Grossum
  15. Capsicum Lucidum
  16. Capsicum Milleri
  17. Capsicum Narunca
  18. Capsicum Sinense

Phrases ending with the word Capsicum:

  1. genus capsicum
  2. Phoma Capsicum

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Capsicum

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Google previewA Text-book of Materia Medica, Pharmacology and Therapeutics (1908)

by George Frank Butler

Capsicum is an irritant and rubefacient, producing vesication if kept in contact with the skin for a long time. It so irritates the...

Capsicum is a powerful gastrointestinal stimulant, increasing the flow from the salivary, gastric, and intestinal glands.

Google previewJournal of Taste (1902)

Capsicum is a member of the nightshade family, in no way related to the true pepper. It is native to Tropical...

Capsicum is an agreeable and valuable stimulant, having the medicinal effect of alcohol without disastrous results from its use.

Google previewChillies (2016)

A Global History by Heather Arndt Anderson

The genus Capsicum is a complex of a couple of dozen species and cultivated taxa that have yielded more than 400 cultivars worldwide. Capsicum is but one member of the Solanaceae family, or the nightshade clan.

Google previewA Handbook of Materia Medica, Pharmacy, and Therapeutics (1902)

Including the Physiological Action of Drugs, the Special Therapeutics of Disease, Official and Practical Pharmacy, and Minute Directions for Prescription Writing by Samuel Otway Lewis Potter

Capsicum is an excellent stomachic tonic in atonic dyspepsia and in that of chronic alcoholism with tremor and insomnia. In acute dipsomania and delirium tremens large doses are efficient in producing sleep and promoting appetite. It is the ...

Google previewTASER® Conducted Electrical Weapons: Physiology, Pathology, and Law (2009)

by Mark W. Kroll, Jeffrey D. Ho

Because capsicum is a nonlethal deterrent used at times to subdue agitated confused persons who subsequently suffer sudden in-custody death, it has been considered by some to have a direct relationship to the fatal event, but such a ...

Google previewFood Is Medicine (2013)

Edible Plant Foods, Fruits, and Spices from A to Z, Evidence for Their Healing Properties, Vol. 2 by Brian Clement

Capsicum is a genus of flowering plants native to the Americas, where they have been cultivated as a food, spice, and medicine for thousands of years by the native peoples of what are now the United States, Mexico, ...

Google previewPlantæ Utiliores (1842)

Or Illustrations of Useful Plants, Employed in the Arts and Medicine by M. A. Burnett, Gilbert Thomas Burnett

Capsicum is a powerful stimulant, and is most advantageously given in atonic gout, in palsy, tympanites, dropsy, and in the debilitated stages of fever. From five to ten grains, in a pill, is the usual mode of administration ; and although it is the ...

Google previewThe American Family Physician (1858)

Or, Domestic Guide to Health. For the Use of Physicians, Families, Plantations, Ships, Travelers, Etc by John King, W. S. Bush

Capsicum is a pure, powerful stimulant, and is much used in warm infusions, in colds, catarrhs, oarseness, &c. It has also been used to stimulate the stomach in dyspepsia,intermittents, &c., and has been found eficient in some hemorrhages, ...

Google previewThe American Practice Abridged, Or the Family Physician (1846)

Being the Scientific System of Medicine, on Vegetable Principles, Designed for All Classes, in Nine Parts. Appendix by Wooster Beach

It is useful in coldness of the system, fever and ague, colic, wind, doc, The West India or African capsicum is the best. Locxm'rv.—Thrs plant is indigenous to Europe, but now naturalized in New England, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Ohio, ...

Google previewA System of Materia Medica and Pharmacy (1832)

by John MURRAY (M.D., of Edinburgh, the Younger.)

Capsicum is a powerful stimulant. As such it has been given in atonic gout, in palsy and dyspepsia, in tympanitis and dropsy, and in the latter stage offever, where the powers of life are nearly exhausted. It is given in the dose of 5 or 10 grains, ...

Google previewA Handbook of Materia Medica, Pharmacy and Therapeutics: Including the Physiological Action of Drugs, the Special Therapeutics of Disease, Official and Practical Pharmacy, and Minute Directions for Prescription Writing (1901)

by Sam'l O. L. Potter, A.M., M.D., M.R.C.P. Lond.,

Capsicum is an excellent stomachic tonic in atonic dyspepsia and in that of chronic alcoholism with tremor and insomnia. In acute dipsomania and delirium tremens large doses are efficient in producing sleep and promoting appetite. It is the ...

Google previewMolecular Marker Systems in Plant Breeding and Crop Improvement (2006)

by Horst Lörz, Gerhard Wenzel

The genus Capsicum is a member of the Solanaceae family that includes tomato, potato, eggplant, tobacco, petunia and others. Pepper is grown worldwide. It is the world's second most important Solanaceae vegetable after tomato. Because ...

Google previewMedical Botany; Or, Illustrations and Descriptions of the Medicinal Plants of the London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Pharmacopoeias (1834)

Comprising a Popular and Scientific Account of Poisonous Vegetables that are Indigenous to Great Britain by John Stephenson, James Morss Churchill

Capsicum is a powerful stimulant, and is.

Google previewA Textbook of Materia Medica and Therapeutics (2001)

by C. Cowperthwaite

Capsicum is an excellent remedy. It may also be indicated in typhoid and scarlet fever. Also recommended for complaints from drinking coffee. Fevers from or after abuse of quinine. CARBO ANIMALIS. Common name.— Animal Charcoal .

Google previewPeppers (2012)

Botany, Production and Uses by Vincent M. Russo

Capsicum is a versatile plant, but lacks a highly efficient reproducible plant regeneration system. Other members of Solanaceae, e.g. potato, tomato, tobacco , and petunia, are frequently used as model systems in tissue culture. Despite this ...

Google previewLexicon Pharmaceuticum, Or a Pharmaceutical Dictionary (1828)

Comprehending the Pharmacopoeias of London, Edinburgh, and Dublin, with a Variety of Other Useful Information Relative to Medicine and Pharmacy, Designed Expressly for the Use of Students by Thomas Castle

CAR 37 Capsicum Berries, or Fruil. See Capsici Dacca. L. CAPSICI BACCffl. L. D. Capsicum Berries, or Capsici Annul Fructus. E. When ground, constitute the article so much used with sance at meal s, called Cayenne Pepper. See Capiicum.

Google previewThe Gardeners Dictionary (1754)

Containing the Methods of Cultivating and Improving All Sorts of Trees, Plants, and Flowers, for the Kitchen, Fruit, and Pleasure Gardens; as Also Those which are Used in Medicine. With Directions for the Culture of Vineyards, and Making of Wine in England. In which Likewise are Included the Practical Parts of Husbandry by Philip Miller

CAPSICUM, Guhey Pepper. The Characters are ; The Tlmuers consist of one Leaf, and are expanded like those of Nightshade : the Fruit is soft, fleshy, and membraneous, and divided into two er more Cells ; in which are contained many fiat ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food and Color Additives (1997)

by George A. Burdock

CAPSICUM EXTRACT (Capsicum spp.) Current CAS number 977018-42-0 Natural sources Botanical source Capsicum minimum Mill., C. frutescens L., C. annuum L., and similar varieties. Family Solanaceae. Functional use in foods Flavoring ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cultivated Plants (2013)

From Acacia to Zinnia by Christopher Cumo

Capsicum cultivars grow as ...

Google previewDictionary of Flavors (2017)

by Dolf De Rovira, Sr.

Chart 78 Capsicum Form FEMA GRAS # CFR NAS# CAS # Descriptor Capsicum (Paprika Oleoresin) Capsicum annum L. Botanical — 73.340,

— — 8023‐77‐6 aromatic spice Capsicum annum L. var.

Google previewThe Grocer's Encyclopedia ... (1911)

Red Pepper is the powdered ripe pod, both flesh and seeds, of any variety of capsicum, the plant which gives us the edible fresh "pepper" but which bears no relation to the ...

Google previewDictionary of Herbs, Spices, Seasonings, and Natural Flavorings (2013)

by Carole J. Skelly

CAPSICUM (Capsicum, various species) [Solanaceae]: Capsicum annuum, variety annuumis divided into five different groups eachwith many cultivars or subvarieties. Cerasiforme Group. Cherry pepper: This is a yellow or purplish, globose, ...

Google previewLexicon Pharmaceuticum (1828)

Or a Pharmaceutical Dictionary, Comprehending the Pharmacopoeias of London, Edinburgh, and Dublin, with a Variety of Other Useful Information Relative to Medicine and Pharmacy ... by Thomas Castle

Capsicum Berries, or Fruit. See CapsiciBacca. L. CAPSICI BACCA. L. D. Capsicum Berries, or Capslci Annul Fructus. E. When ground, constitute the article so much used with sance at meals, called Cayenne Pepprr.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1810)

Capsicum annuum, or annual capsicum, or Guinea pepper : stem herbaceous, peduncles solitary. This is an annual plant, two feet high, upright, branched; branches short, ascending ; leaves ovate-lanceolate, quite entire, smooth, dark green; ...

Google previewA dictionary of practical materia medica

by John Henry Clarke

Capsicum annuum. Cayenne Pepper. (South America and West Indies.) N. 0. Solanaceae. Tincture of the dried pods. Clinical. — Amaurosis. Asthma. Brain, irritation of. Delirium tremens. Cough. Diarrhoea. Diphtheria. Dysentery. Ear affections ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Pratical Materia Medica (1900)

by John Henry Clarke

Capsicum. Capsicum annuum. Cayenne Pepper. (South America and West Indies.) N. O. Solanacem. Tincture of the dried pods. Cllnieal.—Amaurosis. Asthma. Brain, irritation of. Delirium tremens. Cough. Diarrhaea. Diphtheria. Dysentery.

Google previewA Dictionary of English Names of Plants (1884)

Applied in England and Among English-speaking People to Cultivated and Wild Plants, Trees, and Shrubs by William Miller

Capsicum grossum Betel . Chavica Betel Bird. Capsicum baccatum Bird's-eye. The genus Capsicum Bitter, or Star. Xanthottylon Daniellii Black, of W. Africa. Piper (Cubeba) (Яши Bonnet.

Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Agronomic Plants (1994)

by G. Rehm

Heiser & Pickersgill e bird pepper 513 Capsicum baccal и m L. var. baccatum Syn. C. microcarpum Cav. BR chifre-de-veado e red pepper, small pepper, cayenne pepper f poivre d'Espagne, poivre de Cayenne g Gewürzpaprika s pimiento ...

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The value of this 8-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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