Pimento

Pi*men"to

(?), n. [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.] 1. (Bot.) Allspice; -- applied both to the tree and its fruit. See Allspice.
[1913 Webster]

2. same as pimiento.
[PJC]

 

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