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English definition of “chilli”

chilli

noun [C or U] uk (plural chillies) UK (US chili (plural chilies))   /ˈtʃɪl.i/ us  
A2 the small, red or green seed case from particular types of pepper plant that is used to make some foods very hot and spicyHerbs and spices
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