There are 2 main definitions of cayenne in English:

cayenne1

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

noun

A pungent hot-tasting red powder prepared from ground dried chili peppers.
More 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.

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There are 2 main definitions of cayenne in English:

Cayenne2

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

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