What does chili mean?

Definitions for chili
ˈtʃɪl ichili

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chili, chili con carnenoun

    ground beef and chili peppers or chili powder often with tomatoes and kidney beans

  2. chili, chili pepper, chilli, chilly, chilenoun

    very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency

Wiktionary

  1. chilinoun

    The spicy fresh or dried fruit of any of several cultivated varieties of capsicum peppers, used especially to add heat, or as a flavouring in cooking; associated with Mexican, Indian and Tex-Mex cuisine.

  2. chilinoun

    A dish made with this fruit and other ingredients, such as beans and beef.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chilinoun

    a kind of red pepper. See Capsicum

  2. Etymology: [Sp. chili, chile.]

Freebase

  1. Chili

    Chili is a town in Monroe County, New York, USA. The population was 28,625 at the 2010 census. It is a suburb of the city of Rochester. The Town of Chili was established in 1822 from part of the Town of Riga. North Chili was a stop on the Underground Railroad.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. chili

    An independent republic of South America, bordering on the Pacific Ocean. It was invaded by Almagro in 1535, he being sent by Pizarro to subdue the country. In the 16th and 17th centuries violent contests raged between the Spaniards and Indians, both parties suffering severely. The country continued a vice-royalty of Spain till 1810, when a revolution commenced which terminated in its independence in 1817.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Chili

    Peruvian for “land of snow.”

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chili in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chili in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of chili in a Sentence

  1. Mariza Snyder:

    Abdullah — who now weighs less than she did pre-pregnancy — tries to reach for spices when preparing each meal of the day. For example, she mixes cinnamon into her breakfast smoothies to manage insulin levels and keep blood sugar low, and sprinkles nuts with red chili powder, which increases metabolism, as well as salt, pepper and cumin. For a quick dinner, she marinates chicken overnight with cumin, ginger, garlic, jalapenos, smoked paprika and coriander. She referenced her cauliflower, pea and carrot medley with turmeric, which reduces inflammation. Experts say spices can be beneficial for weight loss, but an active lifestyle and eating well overall are key. Dr. Mariza Snyder, author of The Matcha Miracle, said exercising, avoiding processed foods, and opting for a plant-based diet when possible is crucial. Today, in addition to adding spices to Mariza Snyder food, Abdullah works out about twice a week. Mariza Snyder’s energetic and confident, and no longer feels deprived. Plus, Mariza Snyder weight is at an all-time low for Mariza Snyder adult life. My life has changed because I seek out more active things to do now.

  2. Robb Walsh:

    Texans don't put beans in the chili for the same reason that Italian-Americans don't dump spaghetti into the red sauce, cincinnati chili and Texas chili are essentially sauces served with other foods, often with beans on the side.

  3. Robb Walsh:

    Adding beans and other vegetables to chili was a response to the meat rationing of the World Wars.

  4. Robb Walsh:

    As long as it has chile peppers in it, I have no beef with vegetarian chili.

  5. Cara Lanz:

    No one said comfort food can’t be healthy. So I filled this hearty chili with white meat chicken, three kinds of beans, hominy and a warm and zesty sauce, it’s a stick-to-your-ribs kind of dish that fills you up and warms your soul. And since there’s no meat to brown, you can just throw everything in and get on with your day.

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