Definition of pimento in English:

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Pronunciation: /pɪˈmɛntəʊ/

noun (plural pimentos)

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


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

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