Chili

Noun

  • (uncountable) Powdered chili pepper, used as a spice or flavouring in cooking.

    "I want to make this pasta spicy so I’m going to add some chili to it."

  • A dish made with this fruit and other ingredients, such as beans and beef; chili con carne.

    "I fancy having some chili for dinner tonight. What about you?"

  • The pungent/spicy fresh or dried fruit of any of several cultivated varieties of capsicum peppers, used especially to add heat, or as a flavouring in cooking; associated with Mexican, Tex-Mex, and Indian cuisine.

    "The farmers’ market had a wide variety of chilis from anchos to jalapeños to habaneros."

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