Definitions for cayennekaɪˈɛn, keɪ-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cayenne, cayenne pepper, chili pepper, chilli pepper, long pepper, jalapeno, Capsicum annuum longum(noun)

    plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long peppers; usually red

  2. cayenne, cayenne pepper, red pepper(noun)

    ground pods and seeds of pungent red peppers of the genus Capsicum

  3. cayenne, cayenne pepper(noun)

    a long and often twisted hot red pepper


  1. cayenne(Noun)

    Cayenne pepper.

  2. cayenne(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to Cayenne, capital of French Guiana, its inhabitants, or to Cayenne Island at the mouth of the Cayenne River.

  3. cayenne(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to cayenne pepper.

  4. Cayenne(ProperNoun)

    The capital city of French Guiana.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cayenne(noun)

    cayenne pepper


  1. Cayenne

    Cayenne is the capital of French Guiana, an overseas region and department of France located in South America. The city stands on a former island at the mouth of the Cayenne River on the Atlantic coast. The city's motto is "ferit aurum industria" which means "work brings wealth". At the 2009 census, there were 116,124 inhabitants in the metropolitan area of Cayenne, 57,047 of whom lived in the city of Cayenne proper.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Cayenne

    cap. and port of French Guiana, a swampy, unhealthy place, rank with tropical vegetation; a French penal settlement since 1852.


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