pimiento

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English[edit]

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pimentoes, or, cherry peppers

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish pimiento (bell pepper; later any pepper), from Latin pigmentum (coloring; colorful thing), from pingo (paint) and -mentum (denoting instruments and results of actions). Doublet of pigment, piment, and pimento.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pimiento (plural pimientos)

  1. Synonym of pimento, a cultivar of Capsicum annuum.

Spanish[edit]

pimiento

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pigmentum. Compare the borrowed doublet pigmento.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /piˈmjento/, [piˈmjẽn̪.t̪o]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

pimiento m (plural pimientos)

  1. pepper (fruit of the capsicum)
  2. pepper plant
  3. (Spain, Mexico, Guatemala, Peru) bell pepper (ellipsis of pimiento morrón)

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