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cayenne1

Syllabification: cay·enne
Pronunciation: /kīˈen
 
, kāˈen
 
/
(also cayenne pepper)

noun

A pungent hot-tasting red powder prepared from ground dried chili peppers.
Example sentences
  • The spices - turmeric, black pepper, coriander, fenugreek, cumin and cayenne - formed something similar to a basic Madras curry powder, missing only the sweeter spices.
  • Melt the butter in a large pot, then add the onion, celery, leek, curry powder, cayenne pepper, bay leaves, thyme and saffron.
  • Deeply fragrant, it usually contains cardamom, coriander, allspice, cayenne, ginger, cloves and nutmeg and, invariably dried rose petals.

Origin

early 18th century: from Tupi kyynha, quiynha, later associated with Cayenne.

Words that rhyme with cayenne

Adrienne, again, amen, Ardennes, Behn, Ben, Benn, Bren, Cévennes, Dairen, den, en, fen, gen, glen, Glenn, Guyenne, Gwen, hen, julienne, Karen, ken, Len, Loren, men, Nene, Ogaden, paren, pen, Penn, Phnom Penh, Rennes, Shenzhen, Sun Yat-sen, ten, then, Tlemcen, when, wren, yen, zazen, Zen

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Cayenne2

Syllabification: Cay·enne
Pronunciation: /kīˈen, kāˈen
 
/
The capital and chief port of French Guiana; population 63,000 (est. 2007).

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