cayenne pepper


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cay·enne pepper

 (kī-ĕn′, kā-)
n.
An orange-red to dark red condiment consisting of the ground ripe fruits of any of several pungent varieties of capsicum. Also called red pepper.

[Alteration (by folk etymology from Cayenne) of kian, chian, from Tupí quiínia, hot pepper.]
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cayenne pepper

(keɪˈɛn)
n
(Cookery) a very hot condiment, bright red in colour, made from the dried seeds and pods of various capsicums. Often shortened to: cayenne Also called: red pepper
[C18: ultimately from Tupi quiynha]
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cayenne pepper

A hot condiment, made from the dried red seeds and pods of a tropical plant.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cayenne pepper - plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long pepperscayenne pepper - 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 pepper - ground pods and seeds of pungent red peppers of the genus Capsicumcayenne pepper - 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 pepper - a long and often twisted hot red pepper
chilli, chilly, chile, chili, chili pepper - very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency
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Translations
cayennepippuri

cayenne pepper

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"Well, I hope you left some suitable excuse," said her husband, somewhat appeased, as he added a dash of cayenne pepper to the soup.
'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.'
"Oh, excellent!" said Rebecca, who was suffering tortures with the cayenne pepper.
'Broiled ham and cayenne pepper,' says the captain.
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!'
Such zests as his particular little phial of cayenne pepper and his pennyworth of pickles in a saucer, were not wanting.
1/4 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper, plus more as needed
INGREDIENTS n300g mixed basmati and wild rice n1/2 tsp paprika n1/2 tsp cayenne pepper n1/2 tsp ground cumin n4 x 120g skinless salmon filets n Calorie-controlled cooking spray n1 cucumber, halved lengthways, deseeded and cut into chunks nGrated zest and juice of 1 lemon, plus lemon wedges to serve n4 tbsp 0% fat natural nGreek yoghurt METHOD 1 Preheat the oven to 180C/Gas 4.
Jessica Harrington gets a debrief from Shane Foley after Cayenne Pepper's victory at the course; 3.
Meanwhile, toss the chips with the paprika, cayenne pepper and some salt.
INGREDIENTS 275g Co-op British cauliflower, trimmed into small florets 2 large Co-op British eggs Pinch cayenne pepper 300g pot Co-op cheese sauce 15g Co-op unsalted butter, plus extra for greasing 100g Co-op piccolo tomatoes 20g white breadcrumbs 1 tbsp flat leaf parsley, chopped METHOD Preheat the oven to 220degC/fan 200degC/Gas 7.