chili

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈtʃɪl.iː/, SAMPA: /"tSIl.i:/

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Noun[change]

Singular
chili

Plural
chilies

chilies growing on a pepper plant
a bowl of chili
  1. (countable) A chili is a type of hot pepper, which may be eaten or used to make food spicy.
    I used to grow chilies in a flowerpot in my window.
  2. (uncountable) Chili is a type of food which is often made from ground (cut up) meat, beans, and hot peppers.
    The chili she made was delicious.

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