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 for Cayenne
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cayenne \Cay*enne\, n. [From Cayenne, a town and island in
     French Guiana, South America.]
     Cayenne pepper.
     [1913 Webster]
     Cayenne pepper.
     Capsicum+({Capsicum+frutescens">(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.
         [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

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

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