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chile

See also: Chile

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Spanish. A variant of chili, chilli; see that entry for more information.

NounEdit

chile (plural chiles)

  1. (US, regional) Alternative form of chili (a chili pepper).
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Etymology 2Edit

Spelling representing a pronunciation of child.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

chile (plural chillun or chirren)

  1. (US, dialect, South, African American Vernacular) child

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

chile m (plural chiles)

  1. Alternative form of chili.

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Classical Nahuatl chīlli (pepper).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

chile m (plural chiles)

  1. chili, chilli, chile
  2. (vulgar, Mexico) penis, cock

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