The Alternative Korean Dictionary: 고추

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고추 〈gochu〉 etymology From okm {{okm-inline}}, acquiring its current meaning after the introduction of chili peppers in the 17th century. pronunciation {{ko-IPA}}
noun: {{ko-noun}}
  1. The chili pepper, often specifically the Korean chili pepper, a variety of Capsicum annuum.
  2. (informal, slang, vulgar) dick, cock, penis
  3. (informal, slang) The penis of a young boy.

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