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EtymologyEdit

From French, from Tupian quiínia (hot pepper).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kaɪˈɛn/, /keɪˈɛn/

NounEdit

cayenne (countable and uncountable, plural cayennes)

  1. Cayenne pepper.
    What's the difference between a cayenne and a jalapeno?
    His barbeque sauce could use a hint of cayenne to heat it up a bit.

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