A Conversation for The Healing Properties of Chillies

Etymology with Chilli Peppers

Post 1


Actually Capsicum comes from the Latin 'capsa' or box, while Cayenne is of Tupi origin (quiynha).

Etymology with Chilli Peppers

Post 2


So are the Tupi native to French Guiana per chance? It seems an educated guess since Cayenne also happens to be the capital city of the colony.

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