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Definition of Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepperPepper Pep"per, n. [OE. peper, AS. pipor, L. piper, fr. Gr. ?,
?, akin to Skr. pippala, pippali.]
1. A well-known, pungently aromatic condiment, the dried
berry, either whole or powdered, of the Piper nigrum.
Note: Common, or black, pepper is made from the whole berry,
dried just before maturity; white pepper is made from
the ripe berry after the outer skin has been removed by
maceration and friction. It has less of the peculiar
properties of the plant than the black pepper. Pepper
is used in medicine as a carminative stimulant.
2. (Bot.) The plant which yields pepper, an East Indian woody
climber (Piper nigrum), with ovate leaves and apetalous
flowers in spikes opposite the leaves. The berries are red
when ripe. Also, by extension, any one of the several
hundred species of the genus Piper, widely dispersed
throughout the tropical and subtropical regions of the
3. Any plant of the genus Capsicum, and its fruit; red
pepper; as, the bell pepper.
Note: The term pepper has been extended to various other
fruits and plants, more or less closely resembling the
true pepper, esp. to the common varieties of
Capsicum. See Capsicum, and the Phrases, below.
African pepper, the Guinea pepper. See under Guinea.
Cayenne pepper. See under Cayenne.
Chinese pepper, the spicy berries of the Xanthoxylum
piperitum, a species of prickly ash found in China and
Guinea pepper. See under Guinea, and Capsicum.
Jamaica pepper. See Allspice.
(a) The spike of berries of Piper longum, an East Indian
(b) The root of Piper, or Macropiper, methysticum. See
Malaguetta, or Meleguetta, pepper, the aromatic seeds
of the Amomum Melegueta, an African plant of the Ginger
family. They are sometimes used to flavor beer, etc.,
under the name of grains of Paradise.
Red pepper. See Capsicum.
Sweet pepper bush (Bot.), an American shrub (Clethra
alnifolia), with racemes of fragrant white flowers; --
called also white alder.
Pepper box or caster, a small box or bottle, with a
perforated lid, used for sprinkling ground pepper on food,
Pepper corn. See in the Vocabulary.
Pepper elder (Bot.), a West Indian name of several plants
of the Pepper family, species of Piper and Peperomia.
Pepper moth (Zo["o]l.), a European moth (Biston
betularia) having white wings covered with small black
Pepper pot, a mucilaginous soup or stew of vegetables and
cassareep, much esteemed in the West Indies.
Pepper root. (Bot.). See Coralwort.
pepper sauce, a condiment for the table, made of small red
peppers steeped in vinegar.
Pepper tree (Bot.), an aromatic tree (Drimys axillaris)
of the Magnolia family, common in New Zealand. See
Peruvian mastic tree, under Mastic. Cayenne pepperCayenne Cay*enne, n. [From Cayenne, a town and island in
French Guiana, South America.]
(a) (Bot.) A species of Capsicum (C. 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. C. annuum and C. Frutescens; --
called also red pepper. It is used chiefly as a
Meaning of Cayenne pepper from wikipedia
- The cayenne pepper
is a type of Capsi**** annuum. It is usually
hot chili pepper
used to flavor
dishes. Cayenne peppers
are a group
- dried chili peppers Chili peppers
that are red, especially: Cayenne pepper
, has various colors including
red Red Savina pepper
, a cultivar...
- chili peppers Chili pepper
that is red, especially: Cayenne pepper
, has various colors including
red Pickled pepper
Red Savina pepper
, a cultivar...
- Valentina: A traditional Mexican sauce
that are used often
, chipotle, habanero
and jalapeño. Some hot sauces, notably...
- include smaller amounts
of other ingredients
such as salt, sugar, onion, garlic, citric
acid, additional lemon
flavor, cayenne pepper
, and other
- in cooking. The Chile
de árbol pepper
can be replaced
with Cayenne pepper
units) or Pequin pepper
- may also include
parsley, bay leaf, green
onions, dried cayenne pepper
, and dried black pepper
were forcibly deported
by the British...
with the addition
of more pungent
varieties, called chili peppers
, and cayenne pepper
. In many languages, but not English, the word paprika
- ground) red chili
peppers. This condiment
is most often produced
, although commercial producers
may use a variety
, both mild and hot, such as bell peppers
, jalapeños, New Mexico
chile, and cayenne peppers
. Cultivars descended
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