jalapeño pepper
noun see jalapeño

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • jalapeño pepper — jalapeño UK [ˌhæləˈpeɪnjəʊ] / US [ˌhɑləˈpeɪnjoʊ] or jalapeño pepper UK / US noun [countable] Word forms jalapeño : singular jalapeño plural jalapeños a small green or red pepper often used in Mexican cooking for giving food a hot flavour …   English dictionary

  • jalapeno pepper — noun hot green or red pepper of southwestern United States and Mexico • Syn: ↑jalapeno • Hypernyms: ↑chili, ↑chili pepper, ↑chilli, ↑chilly, ↑chile • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • jalapeño — UK [ˌhæləˈpeɪnjəʊ] / US [ˌhɑləˈpeɪnjoʊ] or jalapeño pepper UK / US noun [countable] Word forms jalapeño : singular jalapeño plural jalapeños a small green or red pepper often used in Mexican cooking for giving food a hot flavour …   English dictionary

  • jalapeño — ☆ jalapeño [hä΄lə pān′yō ] n. pl. jalapeños [MexSp] a kind of chili, or hot pepper, that is small, dark green, and very hot: it is used esp. in Mexican cooking: also jalapeño pepper …   English World dictionary

  • jalapeno — noun 1. plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long peppers; usually red • Syn: ↑cayenne, ↑cayenne pepper, ↑chili pepper, ↑chilli pepper, ↑long pepper, ↑Capsicum annuum longum • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • jalapeño — also jalapeno noun (plural ños; also nos) Etymology: Mexican Spanish, from jalapeño, adjective, of Jalapa Date: 1939 a small plump dark green chili pepper of Mexico and the southern U.S. called also jalapeño pepper …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • jalapeño — /hah leuh payn yoh/; Sp. /hah lah pe nyaw/, n., pl. jalapeños / payn yohz/; Sp. / pe nyaws/. a hot green or orange red pepper, the fruit of a variety of Capsicum annuum, used esp. in Mexican cooking. Also, jalapeno. Also called jalapeño pepper.… …   Universalium

  • jalapeño — noun /ˌhæləˈpːinjo,ˌhæləˈpeɪnjo,ˌhæləˈpiːnjo,ˌhæləˈpiːnjo,ˌhæləˈpɛnjo/ A variety of hot chili pepper. Syn: jalapeño pepper …   Wiktionary

  • jalapeño — jal|a|pe|ño [ ,halə peınjou ] or ,jalapeño pepper noun count a small green or red PEPPER often used in Mexican cooking for giving food a hot flavor …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • jalapeño — /haləˈpeɪnjoʊ/ (say haluh paynyoh) noun a very hot green chilli. Also, jalapeño pepper …   Australian English dictionary

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