from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The pungent fresh or dried fruit of any of several cultivated varieties of capsicum, used especially as a flavoring in cooking. Also called chili pepper.
- n. Chili con carne.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The pungent/spicy fresh or dried fruit of any of several cultivated varieties of capsicum peppers, used especially to add heat, or as a flavouring in cooking; associated with Mexican, Indian, and Tex-Mex cuisine.
- n. A dish made with this fruit and other ingredients, such as beans and beef.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of red pepper. See capsicum
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See chilli.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. ground beef and chili peppers or chili powder often with tomatoes and kidney beans
- n. very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency
Spanish chile, from Nahuatl chilli.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)