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CAYENNE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does cayenne mean? 

CAYENNE (noun)
  The noun CAYENNE has 3 senses:

1. plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long peppers; usually red
2. ground pods and seeds of pungent red peppers of the genus Capsicum
3. a long and often twisted hot red pepper

  Familiarity information: CAYENNE used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


CAYENNE (noun)


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Meaning:

Plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long peppers; usually red

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Synonyms:

jalapeno; chilli pepper; chili pepper; cayenne pepper; cayenne; Capsicum annuum longum; long pepper

Hypernyms ("cayenne" is a kind of...):

capsicum; capsicum pepper plant; pepper (any of various tropical plants of the genus Capsicum bearing peppers)

Meronyms (parts of "cayenne"):

chile; chili; chili pepper; chilli; chilly (very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency)

Meronyms (substance of "cayenne"):

cayenne; cayenne pepper; red pepper (ground pods and seeds of pungent red peppers of the genus Capsicum)

Holonyms ("cayenne" is a member of...):

Capsicum; genus Capsicum (chiefly tropical perennial shrubby plants having many-seeded fruits: sweet and hot peppers)


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Meaning:

Ground pods and seeds of pungent red peppers of the genus Capsicum

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Synonyms:

red pepper; cayenne; cayenne pepper

Hypernyms ("cayenne" is a kind of...):

flavorer; flavoring; flavourer; flavouring; seasoner; seasoning (something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts)

Holonyms ("cayenne" is a substance of...):

Capsicum annuum longum; cayenne; cayenne pepper; chili pepper; chilli pepper; jalapeno; long pepper (plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long peppers; usually red)


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Meaning:

A long and often twisted hot red pepper

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Synonyms:

cayenne; cayenne pepper

Hypernyms ("cayenne" is a kind of...):

chile; chili; chili pepper; chilli; chilly (very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency)


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