Scotch bonnet

noun

Definition of Scotch bonnet

: a small roundish very hot chili pepper especially of the Caribbean that is usually red or yellow when mature

First Known Use of Scotch bonnet

1842, in the meaning defined above

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“Scotch bonnet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Scotch%20bonnet. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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