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chilli

[chil-ee] /ˈtʃɪl i/
noun, plural chillies.
1.
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  • Hawkers circulated, offering chunks of ice-cold sugarcane and slices of guava with chilli.
  • Police said they had found in his pockets another souvenir and a chilli-pepper spray.
  • 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.
  • The offshore work dovetails with ongoing molecular diagnostic work occurring at the lab with chilli thrips and gastropods.
British Dictionary definitions for chilli

chilli

/ˈtʃɪlɪ/
noun (pl) chillies, chilies
1.
the small red hot-tasting pod of a type of capsicum used for flavouring sauces, pickles, etc
Word Origin
C17: from Spanish chile, from Nahuatl chilli
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