Definition of "habanero" [habanero]

  • (noun) A cultivar of the tropical pepper Capsicum chinense having small, round, extremely hot green to red fruit.
  • (noun) a native or inhabitant of Havana

Use "habanero" in a sentence

  • "I see that the OED definition number 3 for the word habanero reads"
  • "In any case, I’m pretty sure I’d rather get a colonoscopy with a red-hot poker dipped in habanero salsa than see this."
  • "This is not as inauthentic as it sounds, actually, because the habanero is a close relative of Cuban sweet peppers ají dulce, a.k.a. ají cachucha."

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