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Noun: pimiento  pi'men-tow or pim'yen,tow
  1. Plant bearing large mild thick-walled usually bell-shaped fruits; the principal salad peppers
    - sweet pepper, bell pepper, pimento, paprika, sweet pepper plant, Capsicum annuum grossum
  2. Fully ripened sweet red pepper; usually cooked
    - pimento

Derived forms: pimientos

Type of: bell pepper [Brit], capsicum, capsicum pepper plant, pepper, sweet pepper

Part of: Capsicum, genus Capsicum, paprika

Encyclopedia: Pimiento