from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- The capital of French Guiana, on Cayenne Island at the mouth of the Cayenne River. Founded by the French in 1643, it was the center of a penal colony from the 1850s until the 1940s. Population: 61,600.
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- proper n. The capital city of French Guiana.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Cayenne pepper.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as Cayenne pepper (which see, under pepper.)
- n. A card turned up in cayenne whist to determine the rank of the suits, but not as a trump.
- To season with Cayenne pepper.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long peppers; usually red
- n. ground pods and seeds of pungent red peppers of the genus Capsicum
- n. a long and often twisted hot red pepper
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