chili powder

noun
a powdered mixture of dried chilies, cumin, oregano, garlic, etc., used as a seasoning.

Origin:
1955–60, Americanism

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Example sentences
Serve plain or toss with chili powder, or drizzle with garlic butter.
Savory and sweet, this soup gets a kick from a squeeze of fresh lime juice and a sprinkling of chili powder.
Grind chilies in a food processor for use as chili powder.
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