noun, plural chillies. Unabridged
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chilli or chili (ˈtʃɪlɪ)
n , pl chillies, chilies
the small red hot-tasting pod of a type of capsicum used for flavouring sauces, pickles, etc
[C17: from Spanish chile, from Nahuatl chilli]
chili or chili
[C17: from Spanish chile, from Nahuatl chilli]

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Example sentences
Hawkers circulated, offering chunks of ice-cold sugarcane and slices of guava with chilli.
He thinks that being a red hot chilli pepper comes at a price: hot chillies suffer when it's dry.
When some people might eat a huge steak, that same steak gets diced and put into an entire pot of soup or chilli or whatever.
Police said they had found in his pockets another souvenir and a chilli-pepper spray.
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