chili con carne

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English[edit]

A pot of chili with beans
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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish chile con carne (literally chili with meat), influenced by chili, also from Spanish.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtʃɪli kɑn ˈkɑɹni, ˈkɑɹneɪ/

Noun[edit]

chili con carne (uncountable)

  1. A dish of meat and beans in a tomato sauce flavoured with chili peppers.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The spellings chile con carne and chili con carne were equally common until the 1940s, when chili con carne began to predominate. Use of chilli con carne began to pick up in the 1970s; by 2010, it was more common than chile con carne, though only about half as common as chili con carne.

Translations[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English chili con carne, from Spanish chile con carne (literally chili with meat).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͜ʃi.li koŋ ˈkaɾ.ne/

Noun[edit]

chili con carne m (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of chile con carne (chili con carne)