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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A sweet pepper with a thick flesh and a mild flavor that is often pickled and used in salads.

Usage examples (36)
  • The potato salad recipe called for pimentos, olives and pickles.
  • He had also abundance of cabbage, from the cabbage-palms, and seasoned his food with the fruit of the pimento, which is the same with
  • However, I will note that when I checked the OED the first meaning of "pimento" was:
  • Suddenly I realized what those little bright bits in the soup must've been: pimento which is basically roasted red pepper. for more
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