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JALAPENO

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does jalapeno mean? 

JALAPENO (noun)
  The noun JALAPENO has 2 senses:

1. plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long peppers; usually red
2. hot green or red pepper of southwestern United States and Mexico

  Familiarity information: JALAPENO used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


JALAPENO (noun)


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Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Synonyms:

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

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

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

Meronyms (parts of "jalapeno"):

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

Meronyms (substance of "jalapeno"):

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

Holonyms ("jalapeno" 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:

Hot green or red pepper of southwestern United States and Mexico

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Synonyms:

jalapeno pepper; jalapeno

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

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

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "jalapeno"):

chipotle (a ripe jalapeno that has been dried for use in cooking)


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