Definition of jalapeño noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌhæləˈpeɪnjəʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌhɑːləˈpeɪnjoʊ//
(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 American Dictionary entry: jalapeño