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chili pepper

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or chil•e

(ˈtʃɪl i)

n., pl. chil•ies or chil•es.
1. Also called chili pepper. the pungent pod of any of several species of Capsicum, esp. C. annuum longum: used in cooking for its pungent flavor.
3. a dish similar to chili con carne but containing no meat.
[1655–65; < Mexican Spanish chile < Nahuatl chīlli chili pepper]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chili pepper - plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long pepperschili 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.chili pepper - very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungencychili pepper - very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency
hot pepper - any of various pungent capsicum fruits
jalapeno pepper, jalapeno - hot green or red pepper of southwestern United States and Mexico
cayenne, cayenne pepper - a long and often twisted hot red pepper
chili powder - powder made of ground chili peppers mixed with e.g. cumin and garlic and oregano
Capsicum annuum longum, cayenne, cayenne pepper, chili pepper, chilli pepper, jalapeno, long pepper - plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long peppers; usually red
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chili pepper

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