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chili con carne

Definitions

from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A highly spiced dish made of red peppers, meat, and often beans.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A dish of meat and beans in a tomato sauce flavoured with chili peppers.

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

Etymologies

Spanish : chile, chili + con, with + carne, meat.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Spanish chile con carneĀ (literally "chili with meat"), influenced by chili, also from Spanish. (Wiktionary)

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  • A dish of beans and meat cooked by ex-felons working the midway.

    September 10, 2008