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jalapeño

jalapeño

See also: jalapeno

English

immature jalapeño peppers

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Noun

jalapeño (plural jalapeños)

  1. A cultivar of hot chili pepper, Capsicum annuum

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Spanish

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Etymology

From Jalapa + -eño.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [xäläˈpe̞ɲo̞], [häläˈpe̞ɲo̞]

Adjective

jalapeño m (feminine singular jalapeña, masculine plural jalapeños, feminine plural jalapeñas)

  1. Of or pertaining to the city of Jalapa.

Noun

jalapeño m (plural jalapeños)

  1. An inhabitant or resident of Jalapa.
  2. jalapeño (pepper)

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