Definition of Habanero in English:

Habanero

nounHabaneros

North American
another term for Scotch bonnet
  • ‘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.’
  • ‘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.’
  • ‘It has also grown Habanero peppers, which were sold in bulk to a regional hot-sauce company.’

Origin

Spanish, literally ‘of Havana’.

Pronunciation

Habanero

/ˌabəˈnɛːrəʊ/