Definition of


  1. (noun, substance) colorless pungent crystalline compound derived from capsicum; source of the hotness of hot peppers of the genus Capsicum such as chili and cayenne and jalapeno

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Alternate forms of Capsaicin

Hypernyms: chemical irritant

Origin of the word Capsaicin

  1. from capsicum, from which it is extracted + chemical suffixes. more

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Words that sound like Capsaicin

c. p. snow, cabochon, cape jasmine, cape jessamine, cappuccino, capsicum, capuchin, chawbacon, coffee can, coffee senna, cubism

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