Definition of piquillo in English:

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Pronunciation: /piˈkiːjəʊ/

noun (plural piquillos)

A sweet pepper of a variety grown in Spain, often sold roasted and preserved in oil.
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.


Spanish, literally 'little beak'.

Words that rhyme with piquillo

cursillo, Trujillo

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