Tabasco meaning

tə-băskō
A trademark for a very spicy sauce made from a strong-flavored red pepper.
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A very hot sauce made from a tropical American hot red pepper.
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(place) State of SE Mexico, west of Yucatán: 9,522 sq mi (24,662 sq km); cap. Villahermosa.
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Alternative capitalization of Tabasco (hot sauce).

Robbie adores it when Heather puts tabasco on food.

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A tabasco pepper.

Louisiana is a major producer of tabascos.

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A state of Mexico.
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A spicy pepper sauce made from tabasco pepper (a chili pepper) with the addition of vinegar and salt.

You better put some Tabasco on that.

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Origin of tabasco

  • Use of the term to refer to a hot sauce is a genericization of TABASCO, a trademarked brand of hot sauce produced by the US-based McIlhenny Company of Avery Island, Louisiana. The hot sauce is named after the tabasco pepper, which is named for the Mexican state.

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  • Either from a Nahuatl word meaning damp earth, or a Mayan term meaning our lord of eight lions.

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  • See Tabasco.

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