piment

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French. See pimento.

Noun[edit]

piment (plural piments)

  1. (obsolete) wine flavoured with spices or honey

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for piment in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Latin pigmentum. Doublet of pigment, a borrowing from Latin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pi.mɑ̃/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

piment m (plural piments)

  1. (cooking) spice
  2. chili, chili pepper
  3. (figuratively) spice (vigour).

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French piment.

Noun[edit]

piment m (plural piments)

  1. (Jersey) chili pepper, pimento
  2. (Jersey) balm