Definitions for: Cayenne


[n] a long and often twisted hot red pepper
[n] ground pods and seeds of pungent red peppers of the genus Capsicum
[n] plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long peppers; usually red



Webster (1913) Definition: Cay*enne, n. [From Cayenne, a town and island in
French Guiana, South America.]
Cayenne pepper.

Cayenne pepper.
(a) (Bot.) A species of Capsicum (C. frutescens) with
small and intensely pungent fruit.
(b) A very pungent spice made by drying and grinding the
fruits or seeds of several species of the genus
Capsicum, esp. C. annuum and C. Frutescens; --
called also red pepper. It is used chiefly as a
condiment.

Synonyms: Capsicum annuum longum, cayenne pepper, cayenne pepper, chili pepper, chilli pepper, jalapeno, long pepper, red pepper

See Also: capsicum, Capsicum annuum longum, capsicum pepper plant, cayenne, cayenne, chile, chile, chili, chili, chili pepper, chilli, chilli, chilli pepper, chilly, chilly, flavorer, flavoring, flavourer, flavouring, genus Capsicum, jalapeno, long pepper, pepper, red pepper, seasoner, seasoning

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