ají

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noun \ä-ˈhē\
variants: or less commonly

aji

Definition of ají

plural

ajíes

also

ajies

or

ajís

or

ajis

  1. :  a chili pepper that ranges in pungency from mild to very hot and is produced by several usually cultivated varieties of a wild South American capsicum (Capsicum baccatum); also :  a plant bearing ají peppers

Origin and Etymology of ají

American Spanish ají, from Taino axí


First Known Use: 1822


Learn More about ají

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of ají


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