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pi·men·to / pəˈmentō/ • n. (pl. -tos) 1. variant spelling of pimiento. 2. chiefly W. Indian another term for allspice (sense 2).

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pimento Jamaica pepper or allspice, tree yielding this. XVII. — Sp. pimiento — L. pigmentum PIGMENT, in medL. spiced drink, (hence) spice, pepper.

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pimento See allspice.