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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Cay·enne /kaɪˈɛn, ke-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cay·enne n.  Cayenne pepper.
 Cayenne pepper. (a) Bot. A species of Capsicum (Capsicum 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. Capsicum annuum and Capsicum Frutescens; -- called also red pepper. It is used chiefly as a condiment.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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