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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. jalapeno, jalapeno pepper(noun)

    hot green or red pepper of southwestern United States and Mexico


  1. Jalapeño

    The jalapeño is a medium-sized chili pepper. A mature jalapeño fruit is 2–3½ inches long and is commonly picked and consumed while still green, but occasionally it is allowed to fully ripen and turn crimson red. It is a cultivar of the species Capsicum annuum originating in Mexico, which is a bush that grows 2–4 feet tall. It is named after Xalapa, Veracruz, where it was traditionally cultivated. About 160 square kilometres are dedicated for the cultivation in Mexico, primarily in the Papaloapan river basin in the north of the state of Veracruz and in the Delicias, Chihuahua, area. Jalapeños are cultivated on smaller scales in Jalisco, Nayarit, Sonora, Sinaloa, and Chiapas. Jalapeño juice is often used as a remedy for seasonal allergies and cardiovascular problems.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jalapeño in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jalapeño in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. American Joey Chestnut:

    I did a jalapeno contest once, and it was the only time I regretting doing a contest.

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