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Cayenne Explained

cayenne at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


cayenne at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1756, from Tupi (Brazil) kyynha, mistakenly associated with town of Cayenne in Fr. Guyana. ///

Cayenne at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Seaport (pop., 1990: 37,000), capital of French Guiana. The city was founded by the French in 1643 on NW Cayenne Island, which is formed by the estuaries of the Cayenne and Mahury rivers. In the mid-19th cent. it became a center of French penal settlements in Guiana and was known as the "city of the condemned." (See Devil's Island) The prisons were closed in 1945.

cayenne at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

(also cayenne pepper) noun
[U] a type of red pepper used in cooking to give a hot flavour to food

Cayenne at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Cayenne \Cay*enne\, n. [From Cayenne, a town and island in
French Guiana, South America.]
Cayenne pepper.

{Cayenne pepper}.
(a) (Bot.) A species of {Capsicum} ({C. frutescens}) with
small and intensely pungent fruit.
(b) A very pungent spice made by drying and grinding the
fruits or seeds of several species of the genus
{Capsicum}, esp. {C. annuum} and {C. Frutescens}; --
called also {red pepper}. It is used chiefly as a

cayenne at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n 1: plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long peppers;
usually red [syn: {cayenne pepper}, {chili pepper}, {chilli
pepper}, {long pepper}, {jalapeno}, {Capsicum annuum
2: ground pods and seeds of pungent red peppers of the genus
Capsicum [syn: {cayenne pepper}, {red pepper}]
3: a long and often twisted hot red pepper [syn: {cayenne

cayenne at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » Cayenne



From Inter: etyl » fr, from Inter: etyl » tup Inter: term » |quiínia|hot pepper.


Inter: en-noun » s|-
  • Cayenne pepper.
    1. : Whats the difference between a cayenne and a jalapeno?''
    2. : His barbeque sauce could use a hint of cayenne to heat it up a bit.


      Inter: trans-top » cayenne pepper

  • Bulgarian: (лют) червен пипер

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: fa » cayenne
    Translation: fr » cayenne
    Translation: io » cayenne
    Translation: my » cayenne
    Translation: pl » cayenne
    Translation: ru » cayenne
    Translation: ta » cayenne
    Translation: vi » cayenne
    Translation: zh » cayenne

    Cayenne at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » cayenne


    Inter: wikipedi » a

    Proper noun

    Inter: en-proper nou » n
  • The capital city of French Guiana.


    Inter: trans-top » capital of French Guiana
    • Arabic: Inter: t- » ar|كايين|m|tr=kayiin
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|開雲|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|开云|tr=Kāiyún|sc=Hani
    • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|Kajeno
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|Cayenne|f
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Cayenne|n

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|カイエンヌ|tr=Kaienna
  • Korean: Inter: t+ » ko|카옌|tr=Kayen|sc=Hang
  • Marathi: Inter: t- » mr|कायेन|n|tr=kāyena|sc=Deva
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|Caiena
  • Russian: Inter: t- » ru|Кайенна|f|tr=Kajjénna
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|Cayena|f

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Category: Category:en:Cities -


    Proper noun

    Cayenne {{f}}
  • Cayenne

  • Category: Category:French proper nouns -
    Category: Category:fr:Cities -
    Translation: de » Cayenne
    Translation: fr » Cayenne
    Translation: io » Cayenne
    Translation: pl » Cayenne
    Translation: pt » Cayenne
    Translation: ru » Cayenne
    Translation: sr » Cayenne