habanero

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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

or less commonly

habañero

Origin and Etymology of habanero

American Spanish (chile) habanero, literally, Havanan chili


First Known Use: 1972


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of habanero


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