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chili

chil·i (chil·e [or] chil·li)

chili (chile [or] chilli)

 
pronunciation:
chI li
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part of speech: noun
inflections: chiles, chilies, chillies
definition 1: the strong, sharp-tasting pod of any of several varieties of a tropical pepper plant.
 
definition 2: a seasoning or other preparation made from this dried pod.
definition 3: chili con carne.
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The words chili, chilly, and Chile sound alike but have different meanings.
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