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habanero

noun ha·ba·ne·ro \ˌ(h)ä-bə-ˈn(y)er-ō\

Definition of habanero

  1. :  a very hot roundish chili pepper (Capsicum chinense) that is usually orange when mature



Variants of habanero

also ha·ba·ñe·ro \ˌ(h)ä-bə-ˈn(y)er-ō\

Origin of habanero

American Spanish (chile) habanero, literally, Havanan chili


First Known Use: 1987


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of "habanero"


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