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pimiento

noun pi·mien·to \pə-ˈmen-(ˌ)tō, pəm-ˈyen-\

: a type of small, mildly sweet pepper

plural pi·mien·tos

Full Definition of PIMIENTO

1
:  any of various bluntly conical thick-fleshed sweet peppers of European origin that have a distinctive mild sweet flavor and are used especially as a garnish, as a stuffing for olives, and as a source of paprika
2
:  a plant that bears pimientos

Origin of PIMIENTO

Spanish from pimienta
First Known Use: 1843

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