Meaning of chili

chil•i

Pronunciation: (chil'ē), [key]
— pl. chil•ies.
  1. Also calledthe pungent pod of any of several species of Capsicum, esp. C. annuum longum: used in cooking for its pungent flavor.
  2. See
  3. a meatless version of chili con carne.
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