from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A highly spiced dish made of red peppers, meat, and often beans.
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- n. A dish of meat and beans in a tomato sauce flavoured with chili peppers.
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- n. ground beef and chili peppers or chili powder often with tomatoes and kidney beans
Spanish : chile, chili + con, with + carne, meat.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Spanish chile con carne (literally "chili with meat"), influenced by chili, also from Spanish. (Wiktionary)