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cayenne pepper

/ (keɪˈɛn) /
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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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