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English definition of “chili (pepper)”

chili (pepper)

noun [C/U] (plural chilies or chiles) (also chile)  /ˈtʃɪl·i (ˌpep·ər)/ us  
any of several types of red pepper (= type of vegetable) that are used to make foods spicy Chili is also a spicy dish made with beans, chilies, and usually meat.
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