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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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|Noun||1.||chili 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
|2.||chili pepper - very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency|
hot pepper - any of various pungent capsicum fruits
chili powder - powder made of ground chili peppers mixed with e.g. cumin and garlic and oregano
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