Habanero meaning

häbə-nârō, äbä-nĕrō
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A cultivar of the tropical pepper Capsicum chinense having small, round, extremely hot green to red fruit.
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A kind of chili pepper that is small, orange when ripe, and extremely hot: it is used esp. in Latin American cooking.
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An intensely piquant chilli pepper, Capsicum chinense.
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Origin of habanero

  • American Spanish of Havana (from the theory that it originated in Cuba) from (La) Habana , Havana

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Spanish habanero.

    From Wiktionary