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


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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