Why do they call it a chili when its so hot?

And who came up with the name for it, and why?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    they called it 'chili' because its a cool name... and they got it from a greak god named vaginya.hope i helped. ta ra ta troo. x

  • 1 decade ago

    They probably call it chili because the chili pepper is origionally one of the main ingrediants in the recipe.

  • 1 decade ago

    The name "chili con carne" is a slight corruption of the Spanish chile con carne, which means peppers with meat

  • 1 decade ago

    Comes from chili pepers which probably get their name from some latten word.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Bcause of the chillies that are used for the spices?!?!?

  • 1 decade ago

    It's spanish...and hoti was taken..lol

  • swf42
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    LOL.. it's the pepper/s

    Source(s): chili aint chilly
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