pimienta

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Old Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pimiento (pepper plant), from Latin pigmentum (color, pigment).

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Noun[edit]

pimienta f (usually uncountable)

  1. pepper, peppercorns
    • c. 1250: Alfonso X, Lapidario, f. 4r.
      Negra es de color ¬ pareſce en ella ya q́to de uermeiura; aſſi que ſemeia alos granos dela pimienta.
      It is black in color, but it also has to it some redness, so that it resembles peppercorns.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish pimienta, from pimiento (pepper plant), from Latin pigmentum (color, pigment).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pimienta f (plural pimientas)

  1. pepper (herb, peppercorns)

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