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Definition of jalapeño noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

jalapeño

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌhɑləˈpeɪnyoʊ//
 
, NAmE//ˌhæləˈpeɪnyoʊ//
 
(also jalapeño pepper) (from Spanish)
 
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the small green fruit of a type of pepper plant, that has a very hot taste and is used in Mexican cooking
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: jalapeño