cayenne pepper

/ (keɪˈɛn) /

noun

a very hot condiment, bright red in colour, made from the dried seeds and pods of various capsicumsOften shortened to: cayenne Also called: red pepper

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Word Origin for cayenne pepper

C18: ultimately from Tupi quiynha

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