Capsicum Frutescens
Cayenne Cay*enne, n. [From Cayenne, a town and island in French Guiana, South America.] Cayenne pepper. [1913 Webster]

{Cayenne pepper}. (a) (Bot.) A species of {Capsicum} ({Capsicum 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. {Capsicum annuum} and {Capsicum Frutescens}; -- called also {red pepper}. It is used chiefly as a condiment. [1913 Webster]


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