Definition of Habanero in English:

Habanero

noun

North american
  • A small chili pepper that is the hottest variety available.

    Also called Scotch bonnet
    • ‘The best surprise was finding some fresh Habanero peppers that would complement the wine perfectly as long as only a couple were used in the entire meal.’
    • ‘The hottest varieties are the Mexican Habanero, Caribbean Early Scotch Bonnet, Thai Bird's Eye and Indonesian Lombok.’
    • ‘I have three nice ones - Harissa, Habanero and Honey.’
    • ‘Day 1 starts with Habanero pepper-infused vodka Martinis upon arrival.’
    • ‘It has also grown Habanero peppers, which were sold in bulk to a regional hot-sauce company.’

Origin

Spanish, literally of Havana.

Pronunciation:

Habanero

/ˌhäbəˈne(ə)rō//-ˈnye(ə)rō/