고추

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Korean 고쵸 (kwochyo, "black pepper"), acquiring its current meaning after the introduction of chili peppers in the 17th century.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

고추 (gochu)

  1. The chili pepper, often specifically the Korean chili pepper, a variety of Capsicum annuum.
  2. (informal, slang, vulgar) dick, cock, penis
  3. (informal, slang) The penis of a young boy.

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