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chili pepper

n.
See chili.

chil•i

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]
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
Translations
chilipippuri
chilipeppar

chili pepper

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