Cucumber vs Capsicum - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between cucumber and capsicum

is that cucumber is a vine in the gourd family, cucumis sativus while capsicum is any of several tropical american plants, of the genus capsicum'', principally the species ''capsicum annuum'' and ''capsicum frutescens , that are cultivated as edible peppers.

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cucumber

Noun

(en noun)
  • A vine in the gourd family, Cucumis sativus .
  • The edible fruit of this plant, having a green rind and crisp white flesh.
  • Synonyms

    * cuke (informal)

    Derived terms

    * Armenian cucumber () * cool as a cucumber * exploding cucumber * squirting cucumber

    See also

    * courgette * gherkin * marrow * pickle * squash * zucchini

    capsicum

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Any of several tropical American plants, of the genus Capsicum'', principally the species ''Capsicum annuum'' and ''Capsicum frutescens , that are cultivated as edible peppers.
  • The spicy fruit of the above plants, the bell peppers.
  • Hyponyms

    * (plants) cayenne pepper, Guinea pepper, Jamaica pepper, paprika

    Derived terms

    * capsicum spray