chilli

[ chil-ee ]
/ ˈtʃɪl i /

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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