A cultivar of the tropical pepper Capsicum annuum having a very pungent green or red fruit.
The fruit of this plant.
A kind of chili, or hot pepper, that is small, dark green, and very hot: it is used esp. in Mexican cooking.
Origin of jalapeno
American Spanish (chile) jalapeño (chile of) Jalapa after Jalapa (a traditional center of the production of the cultivar)