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Date: 1600-1700
Language: Spanish
Origin: pimiento, from Latin pigmentum; PIGMENT

pimento

noun
     
Related topics: Food, Plants
pi‧men‧to also pim‧i‧en‧to plural pimentos [uncountable and countable]
DFHBP a small red pepper which does not have a very strong taste

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