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Noun: cayenne  'kI,en or key'en or kI'en
  1. Plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long peppers; usually red
    - cayenne pepper, chili pepper [N. Amer], chilli pepper [Brit], long pepper, jalapeƱo, Capsicum annuum longum
     
  2. Ground pods and seeds of pungent red peppers of the genus Capsicum
    - cayenne pepper, red pepper
     
  3. A long and often twisted hot red pepper
    - cayenne pepper

Derived forms: cayennes

Type of: capsicum, capsicum pepper plant, chile, chili [N. Amer], chili pepper [N. Amer], chilli [Brit], chilli pepper [Brit], chilly, flavor [US], flavorer [US], flavoring [US], flavour [Brit, Cdn], flavourer [Brit, Cdn], flavouring [Brit, Cdn], pepper, seasoner, seasoning

Part of: Capsicum, genus Capsicum

Encyclopedia: Cayenne, French Guiana