chilli

chilli
['tʃɪli]
(also chilli pepper, chile, US chili)
noun (plural chillies, chiles, or US chilies)
1》 a small hot-tasting pod of a variety of capsicum, used in sauces, relishes, and spice powders.
2》 short for chilli powder or chilli con carne.
Origin
C17: from Sp. chile, from Nahuatl chilli.

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