Definition of piquillo in English:

piquillo

Syllabification: pi·quil·lo
Pronunciation: /piˈkē(y)ō
 
/

noun

(plural piquillos)
A sweet pepper of a variety grown in Spain, often sold roasted and preserved in oil.
More example sentences
  • For the piquillo peppers: Preheat the oven to 300 degrees.
  • Drizzle with the garlic dressing and garnish with the piquillo peppers.
  • Stock you pantry: good drinkable wines, fresh spices (buy small), good chicken broth, bottles of beans, piquillo peppers, capers, anchovies, etc.

Origin

Spanish, literally 'little beak'.

Definition of piquillo in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day internecine
Pronunciation: ˌɪntəˈniːsʌɪn
adjective
destructive to both sides in a conflict