Entry from US English dictionary
Any of several varieties of pungent pepper used dried or chopped as a condiment.
- 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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