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pi·mien·to

(pĭ-mĕn′tō, -myĕn′tō) or pi·men·to (-mĕn′tō)
n. pl. pi·mien·tos or pi·men·tos
1. A garden pepper (Capsicum annuum) having a mild, sweet, red fruit.
2. The fruit of this plant, used in cooking, in salads, and as a stuffing for green olives.

[Spanish; see pimento.]

pimiento

(pɪˈmjɛntəʊ; -ˈmɛn-)
n, pl -tos
(Plants) a Spanish pepper, Capsicum annuum, with a red fruit used raw in salads, cooked as a vegetable, and as a stuffing for green olives. Also called: pimento
[variant of pimento]

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]

pimiento

A small, red, mild, Spanish pepper, used in salads or as a stuffing for green olives.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pimiento - plant bearing large mild thick-walled usually bell-shaped fruitspimiento - 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.pimiento - 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
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