1. plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long peppers; usually red
Similar word(s): jalapeno
2. ground pods and seeds of pungent red peppers of the genus Capsicum
3. a long and often twisted hot red pepper
Sentences with cayenne as a noun:
- What's the difference between a cayenne and a jalapeno?
- His barbeque sauce could use a hint of cayenne to heat it up a bit.