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A cultivar of the tropical pepper Capsicum annuum, having a mild or fairly pungent dark green, thick-skinned fruit used in cooking.
[From American Spanish, of the village, from pueblo, people, village; see Pueblo1.]
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n, pl -nos
1. (Plants) a variety of chilli pepper
2. (Peoples) US a native of Puebla, Mexico
(Placename) US relating to or coming from Puebla, Mexico
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A hot, dark green chilli of triangular shape and about 4 in long. Used in Mexican dishes.
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