Definition of habanero
: a very hot roundish chili pepper (Capsicum chinense) that is usually orange when mature
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A splash of tart habanero salsa didn’t hurt the marlin at all.
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Origin and Etymology of habanero
American Spanish (chile) habanero, literally, Havanan chili
First Known Use: 1972See Words from the same year
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