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Scotch bonnet Syllabification: Scotch bon·net
(also Scotch bonnet pepper)

Definition of Scotch bonnet in English:


Another term for Habanero.
Example sentences
  • I was invited to take some peppers home, and so I filled my hands with habañeros, Scotch bonnets, Serranos and several other types that I didn't recognize.
  • The method of preparing meat with a dry rub, using scorching-hot Scotch bonnet peppers, was developed by runaway slaves to spice up the wild boars they chased down while hiding in the Blue Mountains.
  • The skin is blackened to form a crisp casing that seals in the meat's moisture, and slathered in a distinctive sauce made with allspice, potent Scotch bonnets and thyme.
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