- fully ripened sweet red pepper
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[ Spanish pimiento
; confer Portuguese pimenta
, French piment
; all from Latin pigmentum
a paint, pigment, the juice of plants; hence, something spicy and aromatic. See Pigment
Allspice; -- applied both to the tr
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<botany> Allspice; applied both to the tree and its fruit. See Allspice. ... Origin: Sp. Pimiento, pimienta; cf. Pg. Pimenta, F. Piment; all fr. L. Pigmentum a paint, pigment, the juice of plants; hence, something spicy and aromatic. See Pigment. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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fully ripened sweet red pepper; usually cooked
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• (n.) Allspice; -- applied both to the tree and its fruit. See Allspice.
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pimento 1. Fully ripened sweet red pepper; usually cooked. 2. A plant bearing large mild thick-walled usually bell-shaped fruits; the principal salad peppers. 3. Etymology: from Spanish pimiento, 'green' or 'red pepper'; also pimientam, 'black pepper'; from Late Latin pigmenta, plural of pigmentum, 'vegetable juice'; from Latin pigmentum, 'pigmen
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A pimento or cherry pepper is a variety of large, red, heart-shaped chili pepper (Capsicum annuum) that measures 3 to 4 inches (7 to 10 cm) long and 2 to 3 inches (5 to 7 cm) wide (medium, elongate). The flesh of the pimento is sweet, succulent and more aromatic than that of the red bell pepper. Some varieties of the pimento type are hot, includin
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pimento or allspice,common names for a tree (Pimenta dioica or P. officinalis) of the family Myrtaceae (myrtle family) cultivated in the West Indies for its dried unripe berries, used medicinally and as a spice (also called pimento or allspice). The spice supposedly combines the flavors of several o...
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Pimento is a genus of tropical American trees belonging to the family Myrtaceae. They bear cymes of small flowers and coriaceous leaves.
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Any of several evergreen trees belonging to the myrtle family, found in tropical parts of the New World. The dried berries of the species P. dioica
are used as a spice (see allspice). Also, a sweet variety of capsicum pepper (more correctly spelled pimiento). (Pimento genus Pimenta
, family Myrtaceae.)
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