jalapeño

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English[edit]

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immature jalapeño peppers

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish jalapeño.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˌhæləˈpiːnəʊ/, /ˌdʒæləˈpiːnəʊ/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌxæləˈpɛnjəʊ/, /ˌhæləˈpɛnjəʊ/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˌhɑləˈpeɪnjoʊ/, /ˌhæləˈpeɪnjoʊ/, /ˌhɑləˈpiːnjoʊ/, /ˌhæləˈpiːnjoʊ/, /həˈlæpɨˌnoʊ/, /dʒəˈlæpɨˌnoʊ/
  • (Can) IPA(key): /ˌhæləˈpiːnoʊ/
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Noun[edit]

jalapeño (plural jalapeños)

  1. a cultivar of hot chili pepper, Capsicum annuum
    Synonyms: jalapeño pepper, jalap

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Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Jalapa +‎ -eño.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

jalapeño (feminine singular jalapeña, masculine plural jalapeños, feminine plural jalapeñas)

  1. of or pertaining to the city of Jalapa

Noun[edit]

jalapeño m (plural jalapeños, feminine jalapeña, feminine plural jalapeñas)

  1. an inhabitant or resident of Jalapa
  2. jalapeño (pepper)

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