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Meaning of CAYENNE

Pronunciation:  kI'en

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a long and often twisted hot red pepper
  2. [n]  ground pods and seeds of pungent red peppers of the genus Capsicum
  3. [n]  plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long peppers; usually red

CAYENNE is a 7 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: Capsicum annuum longum, cayenne pepper, cayenne pepper, chili pepper, chilli pepper, jalapeno, long pepper, red pepper
 See Also: capsicum, Capsicum annuum longum, capsicum pepper plant, cayenne, cayenne, chile, chile, chili, chili, chili pepper, chilli, chilli, chilli pepper, chilly, chilly, flavorer, flavoring, flavourer, flavouring, genus Capsicum, jalapeno, long pepper, pepper, red pepper, seasoner, seasoning



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cay*enne\, n. [From Cayenne, a town and island in
French Guiana, South America.]
Cayenne pepper.

{Cayenne pepper}.
(a) (Bot.) A species of {Capsicum} ({C. frutescens}) with
    small and intensely pungent fruit.
(b) A very pungent spice made by drying and grinding the
    fruits or seeds of several species of the genus
    {Capsicum}, esp. {C. annuum} and {C. Frutescens}; --
    called also {red pepper}. It is used chiefly as a