Definition of jalapeño
: a small plump dark green chili pepper of Mexico and the southern U.S. —called also jalapeño pepper
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In a bowl, mix the zucchini pulp, bread pieces, bacon bits, olives, jalapeno, green chile peppers, onion, tomato, and Cheddar cheese.
The Gnarley Barley adds a spicy kick to the assortment with its jalapeno mac n’cheese.
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Origin and Etymology of jalapeño
Mexican Spanish, from jalapeño, adjective, of Jalapa
First Known Use: 1931See Words from the same year
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