Definition of hot pepper in English:

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hot pepper

noun

Any of several varieties of pungent pepper used dried or chopped as a condiment.
Example sentences
  • Sliced onion, hot peppers, and chopped coriander are then added.
  • Abstract Capsaicin, the pungent ingredient of hot peppers, has long been used to identify nociceptors.
  • I also freeze zucchini (grated up for sweet bread), green peppers and hot peppers.

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Syllabification: hot pep·per

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