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Noun: jalapeño  ,ha-lu'peyn-yow or haa-lu'peen-yow
  1. Hot green or red pepper of southwestern United States and Mexico
    - jalapeño pepper
  2. Plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long peppers; usually red
    - cayenne, cayenne pepper, chili pepper [N. Amer], chilli pepper [Brit], long pepper, Capsicum annuum longum

Derived forms: jalapeños

Type of: capsicum, capsicum pepper plant, chile [US], chili [N. Amer], chili pepper [N. Amer], chilli [Brit], chilli pepper [Brit], pepper

Part of: Capsicum, genus Capsicum

Encyclopedia: Jalapeño