• WordNet 3.6
    • n tabasco very hot red peppers; usually long and thin; some very small
    • n Tabasco very spicy sauce (trade name Tabasco) made from fully-aged red peppers
    • n Tabasco a Mexican state on the Gulf of Campeche
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The U.S. army packs Tabasco pepper sauce in every ration kit that they give to soldiers
    • n Tabasco The trade-name given to a pungent sauce and to a catsup made from a variety of Capsicum annuum (see pepper) and said to be prepared by extracting the pulp of the ripe fruit and so treating it as to retain its flavor, strength, aroma, and color.
    • n Tabasco A name which has been applied by seedsmen to various forms of Capsicum annuum. The plant yielding the fruit from which the original tabasco sauce was made is described as 2½ feet high, with an erect, spreading habit; leaves often 4 inches long and 2½ inches wide, dark green, usually pubescent along the veins; fruit extremely pungent, oblong cylindrical, about an inch long, obtuse or acute, usually compressed at the base by the calyx, deep red when ripe, the unripe ones often drying to an orange color, frequently borne in twos. See sauce. Rep. Missouri Bot. Garden, 1898.
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  • Susan Vass
    Susan Vass
    “I've been married so long, I am on my third bottle of Tabasco sauce.”


In literature:

He must have tabasco in his head, fer he's got the divil's own timper.
"Thoroughbreds" by W. A. Fraser
During my third voyage, under Cortes, two pitched battles at Tabasco.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. IV." by Robert Kerr
And here I'd supposed she was born scowlin' about the time tabasco sauce was invented.
"Wilt Thou Torchy" by Sewell Ford
But at Tabasco, where Cortes had had a fight with the native army, some slaves had been presented to him as a peace-offering.
"Days of the Discoverers" by L. Lamprey
Season with melted butter, lemon-juice, tabasco, and Worcestershire.
"How to Cook Fish" by Olive Green
Add the ham, crumbs, yolks, salt and tabasco to the raw eggs beaten and mixed with the milk.
"Salads, Sandwiches and Chafing-Dish Dainties" by Janet McKenzie Hill
Add a little tabasco or Worcester to the liquor, if high flavors are approved.
"Dishes & Beverages of the Old South" by Martha McCulloch Williams
When the orders went in I slipped a note to the cooks to use tabasco or vanaka on the Niobian orders.
"To Choke an Ocean" by Jesse F. (Jesse Franklin) Bone
We accordingly put out to sea, and reached the Tabasco after three days' sail.
"The Memoirs of the Conquistador Bernal Diaz del Castillo, Vol 1 (of 2)" by Bernal Diaz del Castillo
While we were staying here, the chief caziques of Tabasco came to us with fifty canoes, laden with maise and other provisions.
"The Memoirs of the Conquistador Bernal Diaz del Castillo, Vol 2 (of 2)" by Bernal Diaz del Castillo

In news:

Homemade Tabasco Hot Sauce Recipe.
Services were held for Steve Tabasco , 82, who died in September.
KFYO's Rescue of the Week: Tabasco the Australian Cattle Dog.
Because of your help and interest, Tabasco was adopted into a loving home.
Meet Tabasco , a 3 year old Australian Cattle Dog at the Lubbock Animal Shelter.
Tabasco has been at the animal shelter since May 2nd.
Tabasco brand Buffalo Style Hot Sauce.
A modern Tabasco bottle, and a vintage one.
Lose Weight Eating Tabasco Sauce.
Soon every package of Tabasco sauce sold around the world will spread the message that Louisiana's coast is in crisis.
Joe Ringbauer, left, prepares to sample a Tabasco pepper from the "Extremely Hot".
Lose Weight Eating Tabasco Sauce .
Add an interesting twist to the party with this trio of wing recipes from the makers of Tabasco.
A couple dashes of Tabasco.
Mexico's Pemex Makes Oil Find in Tabasco.

In science:

Yuan, ’Top Quark Physics’, Lectures given at the VI Mexican School of Particles and Fields, Villahermosa, Tabasco, Mexico, 1994, Eds. J.C.D’Olivo, M.
Introduction To The Symmetry Breaking Sector