Chilli



[chil-ee] /ˈtʃɪl i/

noun, plural chillies.
1.
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[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.
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3.
a meatless version of .
/ˈtʃɪlɪ/
noun (pl) chillies, chilies
1.
the small red hot-tasting pod of a type of capsicum used for flavouring sauces, pickles, etc
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.

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