chiltepin

noun
chil·​te·​pin | \ˈchil-tə-ˌpēn \
variants: or less commonly chiltepine

Definition of chiltepin 

: a small red oblong wild chili pepper of marked pungency that is produced by a capsicum (Capsicum annuum glabriusculum synonym C. annuum aviculare) occurring from northern South America to northern Mexico and the southwestern U.S. also : this plant

First Known Use of chiltepin

1985, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chiltepin

Mexican Spanish chiltepín, from Nahuatl chīltecpin, from chīlli chili pepper + tecpin, tecpintli flea

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