[chil-ee] /ˈtʃɪl i/
noun, plural chilies.
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.
a meatless version of .
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.
noun 1. a powdered mixture of dried chilies, cumin, oregano, garlic, etc., used as a seasoning.
noun 1. a sauce made of tomatoes simmered with chili peppers and spices.
[ruh-yey-nohz, ruh l-yey‐] /rəˈyeɪ noʊz, rəlˈyeɪ‐/ plural noun, Mexican Cookery. 1. green chili peppers stuffed with cheese or meat, dipped in batter, and fried.
chilitis chi·li·tis (kī-lī’tĭs) n. Variant of cheilitis.