Definition of pimento in English:

pimento

Line breaks: pi|mento
Pronunciation: /pɪˈmɛntəʊ
 
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noun (plural pimentos)

1 variant spelling of pimiento.
2chiefly West Indian another term for allspice (sense 2).
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  • Spices such as pimento or allspice, ginger, and peppers are used commonly in a number of dishes.

Origin

late 17th century: from Spanish pimiento (see pimiento).

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