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[hah-luh-peyn-yoh; Spanish hah-lah-pe-nyaw] /ˌhɑ ləˈpeɪn yoʊ; Spanish ˌhɑ lɑˈpɛ nyɔ/

noun, plural jalapeños
[hah-luh-peyn-yohz; Spanish hah-lah-pe-nyaws] /ˌhɑ ləˈpeɪn yoʊz; Spanish ˌhɑ lɑˈpɛ nyɔs/ (Show IPA)
a hot green or orange-red pepper, the fruit of a variety of Capsicum annuum, used especially in Mexican cooking.
/dʒæləˈpiːnəʊ; Spanish xalaˈpenjo/
a very hot type of green chilli pepper, used esp in Mexican cookery Also jalapeño pepper

type of pepper, by 1957, literally “of Jalapa,” from Mexican Spanish Jalapa, place in Mexico, from Aztec Xalapan, literally “sand by the water,” from xalli “sand” + atl “water” + -pan “place.”


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