Pronunciation: (pi-kän'tā; Sp. pē-kän'te), [key]
—adj., n., pl. -tesPronunciation: (tāz; Sp. -tes). [key] Spanish and Latin American Cookery.
prepared so as to be very hot and spicy, esp. with a hot and spicy sauce.
any food that is very hot and spicy, esp. a hot sauce.
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