chili powder

USAGE NOTE
This word may also be spelled “chilli powder" or "chile powder."
chili powder(
chih
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li
 
pau
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duhr
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (culinary)
a. el chile en polvo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Why is this soup so hot? - I added some chili powder.¿Por qué está tan picante esta sopa? - Le añadí chile en polvo.
b. el polvo de chile
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
How am I supposed to make a mole with no chili powder?¿Cómo puedo hacer un mole sin polvo de chile?
c. el ají en polvo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Whenever Mateo cooks with chili powder, he always sneezes.Siempre que Mateo cocina con ají en polvo, estornuda.
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