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chilli

[ chil-ee ]
/ ˈtʃɪl i /
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noun, plural chil·lies.
Chiefly British. variant of chili.
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British Dictionary definitions for chilli

chilli

chili

/ (ˈtʃɪlɪ) /

noun plural chillies or chilies
the small red hot-tasting pod of a type of capsicum used for flavouring sauces, pickles, etc

Word Origin for chilli

C17: from Spanish chile, from Nahuatl chilli
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