Chili



[chil-ee] /ˈtʃɪl i/

noun, plural chilies.
1.
Also called chili pepper. the pungent pod of any of several species of Capsicum, especially C. annuum longum: used in cooking for its pungent flavor.
2.
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3.
a meatless version of .
n.

also chilli, 1660s, from Nahuatl chilli, native name for the peppers. Not named for the South American country. As short for chile con carne and similar dishes, attested by 1846.

adjective

Wonderful; excellent; cool, neat: You’re chilly. You’re okay, Sarge (1980s+ Teenagers)
language
D.L. Abt. A language for systems programming, based on ALGOL 60 with extensions for structures and type declarations.
[“CHILI, An Algorithmic Language for Systems Programming”, CHI-1014, Chi Corp, Sep 1975]
(2006-07-12)

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