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pi·men·to

 (pĭ-mĕn′tō)
n. pl. pi·men·tos
1. See allspice.
2. Variant of pimiento.

[Spanish pimiento, red or green pepper, pepper plant, from pimienta, black pepper, pepper fruit, from Late Latin pigmenta, pl. of pigmentum, vegetable juice, condiment, pigment, from Latin, pigment, from pingere, to paint; see peig- in Indo-European roots.]

pimento

(pɪˈmɛntəʊ)
n, pl -tos
(Plants) another name for allspice, pimiento
[C17: from Spanish pimiento pepper plant, from Medieval Latin pigmenta spiced drink, from Latin pigmentum pigment]

pi•men•to

(pɪˈmɛn toʊ)

n., pl. -tos.
1. the red, mild-flavored fruit of the sweet pepper, Capsicum annuum, used esp. as a stuffing for olives.
2. the plant itself.
[1665–75; alter. of Sp pimiento pepper plant, masculine derivative of pimienta pepper fruit < Late Latin pigmenta spiced drink]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pimento - plant bearing large mild thick-walled usually bell-shaped fruitspimento - plant bearing large mild thick-walled usually bell-shaped fruits; the principal salad peppers
sweet pepper - large mild crisp thick-walled capsicum peppers usually bell-shaped or somewhat oblong; commonly used in salads
paprika - a mild powdered seasoning made from dried pimientos
genus Capsicum, Capsicum - chiefly tropical perennial shrubby plants having many-seeded fruits: sweet and hot peppers
capsicum, capsicum pepper plant, pepper - any of various tropical plants of the genus Capsicum bearing peppers
2.pimento - fully ripened sweet red pepper; usually cooked
sweet pepper - large mild crisp thick-walled capsicum peppers usually bell-shaped or somewhat oblong; commonly used in salads
paprika - a mild powdered seasoning made from dried pimientos
Translations

pimento

[pɪˈmentəʊ] N (pimentos (pl)) → pimiento m, pimentón m morrón (S. Cone)

pimento

[pɪˈmɛntəʊ] npiment m

pimento

n
(= allspice)Piment m or nt, → Nelkenpfeffer m; (= tree)Pimentbaum m

pimento

[pɪˈmɛntəʊ] npeperoncino
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