pimento

noun
pi·​men·​to | \ pə-ˈmen-(ˌ)tō \
plural pimentos or pimento

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Brain Cheese: Mold a party cheese log into the shape of a human brain, add pimento peppers for realistic blood clots. Mark Addison, Seventeen, "12 Genius Tips for Throwing a Spooky Halloween Party Your Friends Will Never Forget," 8 Aug. 2018 Brain Cheese: Mold a party cheese log into the shape of a human brain, add pimento peppers for realistic blood clots. Mark Addison, Seventeen, "12 Genius Tips for Throwing a Spooky Halloween Party Your Friends Will Never Forget," 8 Aug. 2018 Brain Cheese: Mold a party cheese log into the shape of a human brain, add pimento peppers for realistic blood clots. Mark Addison, Seventeen, "12 Genius Tips for Throwing a Spooky Halloween Party Your Friends Will Never Forget," 8 Aug. 2018 Add 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons cream, cheese, and pimento, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened. Judy Walker, NOLA.com, "Pimento cheese sandwich, casserole, spread recipes: Variations are endless," 22 May 2018 Brain Cheese: Mold a party cheese log into the shape of a human brain, add pimento peppers for realistic blood clots. Mark Addison, Seventeen, "12 Genius Tips for Throwing a Spooky Halloween Party Your Friends Will Never Forget," 8 Aug. 2018 Krystal's unique take on this classic Southern favorite starts with sharp cheddar cheese, red bell peppers, milk and cream cheese for a smooth creamy texture and hearty helpings of pimento, garlic and onion. Meghan Overdeep, Southern Living, "Did Krystal Just out Southern Itself with Its Newest Menu Addition?," 22 June 2018 The pimentos are slightly brined with extra cayenne for a little extra punch. Meghan Overdeep, Southern Living, "Did Krystal Just out Southern Itself with Its Newest Menu Addition?," 22 June 2018 Add pimento, onion, mustard, white pepper, cayenne and paprika. Judy Walker, NOLA.com, "Pimento cheese sandwich, casserole, spread recipes: Variations are endless," 22 May 2018

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First Known Use of pimento

1660, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for pimento

Spanish pimienta allspice, pepper, from Late Latin pigmenta, plural of pigmentum plant juice, from Latin, pigment

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pimento

noun
pi·​men·​to | \ pə-ˈment-(ˌ)ō \
plural pimentos or pimento

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