Definition of peri-peri in English:

peri-peri

noun

(also piri-piri)
  • A very hot sauce made with red chili peppers.

Pronunciation

peri-peri

/ˌperēˈperē/ /ˌpɛriˈpɛri/

Origin

African Portuguese piripiri, from Tsonga piri-piri, literally ‘pepper’, probably (via the East African spice trade) of Middle Eastern or South Asian origin.