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chili con carne

[ chil-ee kon kahr-ney ]
/ ˈtʃɪl i kɒn ˈkɑr neɪ /
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noun
a Mexican-style dish made with chile peppers or chili powder, cubed or ground beef, chopped onion and pepper, and often kidney beans and tomatoes.
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Also chil·e con car·ne [Spanish chee-ley kawn kahr-ney] /Spanish ˈtʃi leɪ kɔn ˈkɑr neɪ/ .
Also called chi·li, chil·e .

Origin of chili con carne

An Americanism dating back to 1855–60; from Spanish chile “chile pepper” + con “with” + carne “meat”
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