Scotch bonnet


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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The first known use of Scotch bonnet was in 1842

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“Scotch bonnet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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