chilli powder

UK / US noun [uncountable]
a red powder made from chillies, used for adding a hot flavour to food. Chilli powder is a type of spice.

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  • chilli powder — noun A blend of spices, containing ground dried red chillis • • • Main Entry: ↑chilli * * * chilli powder UK US noun [uncountable] a red powder made from chillies , used for adding a hot flavour to food. Chilli powder is a type of spice .… …   Useful english dictionary

  • chilli powder — chilli .powder BrE chili powder AmE n [U] a hot tasting red powder made from dried chillies …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • chilli powder — N UNCOUNT Chilli powder is a very hot tasting powder made mainly from dried chillies. It is used in cooking. (in AM usually use, and in BRIT sometimes use chili powder) …   English dictionary

  • chilli powder — noun (U) chilli (3) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • chilli powder — noun a hot tasting mixture of ground dried red chillies and other spices …   English new terms dictionary

  • chilli con carne — /kon kärˈnē/ noun A spicy dish of minced meat, chillis or chilli powder, and often kidney beans, tomatoes, etc, originating in Mexico • • • Main Entry: ↑chilli * * * chilli con carne UK [ˌtʃɪli kɒn ˈkɑː(r)ni] US [ˌtʃɪli kɑn ˈkɑrni] noun… …   Useful english dictionary

  • chilli — (also chilli pepper, chile, US chili) ► NOUN (pl. chillies, chiles, or US chilies) 1) a small hot tasting pod of a variety of capsicum, used in sauces, relishes, and spice powders. 2) chilli powder or chilli con carne …   English terms dictionary

  • chilli — UK [ˈtʃɪlɪ] / US noun Word forms chilli : singular chilli plural chillies 1) chilli or chilli pepper [countable] a red or green vegetable with a hot taste, usually thin and pointed in shape 2) [uncountable] a Mexican meal made from beans,… …   English dictionary

  • chilli — [ tʃɪli] (also chilli pepper, chile, US chili) noun (plural chillies, chiles, or US chilies) 1》 a small hot tasting pod of a variety of capsicum, used in sauces, relishes, and spice powders. 2》 short for …   English new terms dictionary

  • powder — [[t]pa͟ʊdə(r)[/t]] powders, powdering, powdered 1) N MASS Powder consists of many tiny particles of a solid substance. Put a small amount of the powder into a container and mix with water... The wood turns to powder in his fingers. ...a fine… …   English dictionary

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