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Noun Concept
Categories: Cuisine of the Southwestern United States, Sri Lankan spices, Fruits originating in North America, Crops originating from Ecuador, Mesoamerican cuisine
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chili  chili pepper  chilli  chilly  chile
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Very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency WordNet 3.0
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capsicum
pepper
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Very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
Chili peppers, from Nahuatl chīlli, are varieties of the berry-fruit of plants from the genus Capsicum, which are members of the nightshade family Solanaceae, cultivated for their pungency. Wikipedia
The spicy fruit of plants in the genus Capsicum; sometimes spelled "chilli" in the UK and "chile" in the southwestern US Wikipedia Disambiguation
A hot pepper, some of which are green Wikipedia Disambiguation
Fruits of plants of the genus Capsicum Wikipedia Disambiguation
Any fruit of a plant of the botanical genus Capsicum, which has a spicy/burning flavour because it contains capsaicin. (Not all chili peppers are particularly spicy, but all true chili peppers contain some capsaicin, in contrast to e.g. the bell pepper, which is not a true chili pepper and does not.). Wiktionary