serrano

[suh-rah-noh]
noun, plural ser·ra·nos.
  1. a small, green or reddish, extremely hot chili pepper, the fruit of a variety of Capsicum annuum used in cooking.
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Examples from the Web for serrano

Contemporary Examples of serrano

  • “This time, I decided to make the streets my studio, and so I got my 4X5 camera,” Serrano says.

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    The Faces of New York’s Streets

    Ann Binlot

    May 20, 2014

  • Add diced red onion, minced Serrano pepper, chopped cilantro, and lemon juice.

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    How Top Chefs Stay Thin

    Rachel Syme

    December 15, 2009

Historical Examples of serrano

  • Nearly a week had passed since my first meeting with the Spanish lawyer Serrano.

  • They called Serrano their father, and, indeed, treated him as such.

  • At once Serrano's orotund Italian voice shot out into the crowd.

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    Clement Wood

  • Serrano left them, to pass around the word of the meeting that night.

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    Clement Wood

  • Serrano, an unofficial member of the group, broke in excitedly.

    Mountain

    Clement Wood