pimiento

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

Definition of pimiento

plural pimientos
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

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Origin and Etymology of pimiento

Spanish from pimienta


PIMIENTO Defined for English Language Learners

pimiento

noun

Definition of pimiento for English Language Learners

  • : a type of small, mildly sweet pepper


PIMIENTO Defined for Kids

pimiento

noun pi·mien·to \ pə-ˈmen-tō , pəm-ˈyen- \
variants: also pimento \pə-ˈmen-tō\

Definition of pimiento for Students

plural pimientos also pimentos
:a mildly sweet pepper with thick flesh

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