Definition of Cayenne pepper

1. Noun. Plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long peppers; usually red.




2. Noun. Ground pods and seeds of pungent red peppers of the genus Capsicum.

3. Noun. A long and often twisted hot red pepper.
Exact synonyms: Cayenne
Generic synonyms: Chile, Chili, Chili Pepper, Chilli, Chilly

Definition of Cayenne pepper

1. Noun. Any of several very hot chilli peppers. ¹

2. Noun. A powder condiment or spice formed from the dried chilli pepper varieties above. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cayenne Pepper

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cawings
cawk
cawker
cawkers
cawks
cawky
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caxixi
caxixis
caxon
caxons
cay
cayenne
cayenne jasmine
cayenne pepper (current term)
cayenne peppers
cayenned
cayennes
cayman
caymans
cays
cayuca
cayucas
cayuco
cayucos
cayuse
cayuses
caz
caza

Literary usage of Cayenne pepper

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1833)
"Several species or varieties are used to make cayenne pepper The annual or common ... cayenne pepper is manufactured from the ripe fruits, which are dried, ..."

2. The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods: With Special Reference to the Detection by Andrew Lincoln Winton, Josef Moeller, Kate Grace Barber Winton (1916)
"cayenne pepper. This spice, also known as red pepper and chillies, is much more pungent than paprika and is preferred to the latter in England and the ..."

3. A Universal formulary: Containing the Methods of Preparing and Administering by Robert Eglesfeld Griffith (1866)
"cayenne pepper. Several species of capsicum are used under the above officinal name, ... Dose, five to ten grains in powder or pill. cayenne pepper ..."

4. Detection of the Common Food Adulterants by Edwin Morris Bruce (1917)
"cayenne pepper Allen's Test. — Boil 1 gram of the mustard for a few minutes with alcohol, filter, and evaporate to dryness at about 100°. ..."

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