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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.
(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)
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]
the capital of French Guiana. 38,135.
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|Noun||1.||cayenne - 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
|2.||cayenne - 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
|3.||cayenne - a long and often twisted hot red pepper|