There are 2 definitions of Tabasco in English:


Syllabification: Ta·bas·co
Pronunciation: /təˈbaskō, -ˈbäs-
A state in southeastern Mexico, on the Gulf of Mexico; capital, Villahermosa.

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Pronunciation: ˌhɪpnə(ʊ)ˈpɒmpɪk
relating to the state immediately preceding waking up

There are 2 definitions of Tabasco in English:


Syllabification: Ta·bas·co
Pronunciation: /təˈbaskō
(also Tabasco sauce)


A pungent sauce made from the fruit of a capsicum pepper.
  • The plant is Capsicum frutescens (or C. anuum), family Solanaceae
More example sentences
  • Nearly 12% of respondents keep condiments handy at their desks, particularly Tabasco, soy sauce, salt, or olive oil.
  • Whisk in the lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco sauce and Dijon mustard.
  • It was baked chicken, really, but it was basted with a mixture of butter, Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco and spices, resulting in a beautiful, browned, crispy and tasty skin.


late 19th century: named after the state of Tabasco (see Tabasco1).

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