habanero

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noun ha·ba·ne·ro \ˌ(h)ä-bə-ˈn(y)er-ō\
variants: or less commonly

habañero

Definition of habanero

  1. :  a very hot roundish chili pepper (Capsicum chinense) that is usually orange when mature

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Origin and Etymology of habanero

American Spanish (chile) habanero, literally, Havanan chili


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