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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
References in classic literature ?
Well, I hope you left some suitable excuse," said her husband, somewhat appeased, as he added a dash of cayenne pepper to the soup.
She forgot lovelorn youths, and the cayenne speeches of malicious neighbors, and all the problems of her girlish existence.
said Rebecca, who was suffering tortures with the cayenne pepper.
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It's this fog,' returned Edwin; 'and it makes my eyes smart, like Cayenne pepper.
You had better take your Cayenne pepper here than outside; pray stop and dine.
Such zests as his particular little phial of cayenne pepper and his pennyworth of pickles in a saucer, were not wanting.
And now the murder's all out, I'm sorry,' added the dolls' dressmaker, rigid from head to foot with energy as she shook her little fist before her eyes, 'that I didn't give him Cayenne pepper and chopped pickled Capsicum
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Let me admit at the very start that I used to think Porsche's Cayenne was for poseurs with more money than sense.
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