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Cay·enne

 (kī-ĕn′, kā-)
The capital of French Guiana, in the northeast part at the mouth of the Cayenne River. Founded by the French (1643), it was the center of a penal colony from the 1850s until the 1940s.

Cayenne

(keɪˈɛn)
n
(Placename) the capital of French Guiana, on an island at the mouth of the Cayenne River: French penal settlement from 1854 to 1938. Pop: 57 229 (2011)

cay•enne

(kaɪˈɛn, keɪ-)

n.
1. a hot, biting condiment composed of the ground pods and seeds of the pepper Capsicum annuum longum.
2. the long, wrinkled fruit of this plant.
Also called cayenne′ pep′per.
[1750–60; earlier cayan < Tupi kyinha]

Cay•enne

(kaɪˈɛn, keɪ-)

n.
the capital of French Guiana. 38,135.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cayenne - plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long pepperscayenne - plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long peppers; usually red
chilli, chilly, chile, chili, chili pepper - very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency
red pepper, cayenne, cayenne pepper - ground pods and seeds of pungent red peppers of the genus Capsicum
genus Capsicum, Capsicum - chiefly tropical perennial shrubby plants having many-seeded fruits: sweet and hot peppers
capsicum, capsicum pepper plant, pepper - any of various tropical plants of the genus Capsicum bearing peppers
2.cayenne - ground pods and seeds of pungent red peppers of the genus Capsicumcayenne - ground pods and seeds of pungent red peppers of the genus Capsicum
flavorer, flavoring, flavourer, flavouring, seasoning, seasoner - something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
Capsicum annuum longum, cayenne, cayenne pepper, chili pepper, chilli pepper, jalapeno, long pepper - plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long peppers; usually red
3.cayenne - a long and often twisted hot red pepper
chilli, chilly, chile, chili, chili pepper - very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency
Translations

cayenne

[ˈkeɪen] N (also cayenne pepper) → pimentón m picante

cayenne

[keɪˈɛn] npoivre m de cayennecayenne pepper [kaɪˌɛnˈpɛpər] npoivre m de cayenne

cayenne

[ˈkeɪɛn] n cayenne (pepper)pepe m di Caienna