[ hah-buh-nair-oh ]
/ ˌhɑ bəˈnɛər oʊ /
noun, plural ha·ba·ne·ros.
an extremely pungent small pepper, the fruit of a variety of Capsicum chinense, used in cookery.
Origin of habanero
From the Spanish word chile habanero chili from Havana
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British Dictionary definitions for habanero
/ (Spanish aβaˈnero) /
noun plural -ros (-ros)
a native or inhabitant of Havana
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