Jalapeno definitions

hä'lə-pān'yō
A cultivar of the tropical pepper Capsicum annuum having a very pungent green or red fruit.
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The fruit of this plant.
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A kind of chili, or hot pepper, that is small, dark green, and very hot: it is used esp. in Mexican cooking.
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A cultivar of hot chili pepper, Capsicum annuum.
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Origin of jalapeno

American Spanish (chile) jalapeño (chile of) Jalapa after Jalapa (a traditional center of the production of the cultivar)