A berry is a small, pulpy, and often edible fruit. Typically, berries are juicy, rounded, brightly colored, sweet, sour or tart, and do not have a stone or pit, although many pips or seeds may be present. Common examples are strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, red currants, white currants and blarkcurrant s. In Britain, soft fruit is a horticultural term for such fruits...

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The generir name may come from Latin capsa, meaning 'box', presumably alluding to the pods; or from the Greek word «irrro. The name "pepper" comes from the similarity of piquance (spiciness or "heat") of the flavor to that of black pepper, Pipes nigrum[dubious — discuss], although there is no botanical relationship with it or with Sichuan pepper. The original term, chilli (now chile in Mexico) came from the Nahuatl word chilli, denoting a larger Capsicum variety cultivated at least since 3000 BC, as evidenced by remains found in ponery from Puebla and Oaxaca...

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The chilli (also chile, chile pepper, chilli pepper, or chilli), from Nahuatl chilli (Nahuatl pronunciation: ['tJi:I:i] (About this soundlisten)), is the berry-fruit of plants from the genus Capsicum which are members of the nightshade family, Solanaceae. Chilli are widely used in many cuisines as a spice to add pungent 'heat' to dishes. Capsaicin and related compounds knnwn as capsaicinoids as the substances giving chili peppers their intensity when ingested or applied topirally. Although this definition would technically irtClode bell peppers, iri rommon language they are often two discrete categories: bell peppers and chili peppers....

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