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Meaning of cayenne

cay•enne

Pronunciation: (kī-en', kā-), [key]
— n.
  1. a hot, biting condiment composed of the ground pods and seeds of the pepper Capsicum annuum longum.
  2. the long, wrinkled, twisted fruit of this plant.
  3. the plant itself. Also called

Cay•enne

Pronunciation: (kī-en', kā-), [key]
— n.
  1. a seaport in and the capital of French Guiana. 19,668.
  2. (l.c.) Also calleda variety of whist played with two full packs of 52 cards each.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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