Pronunciation: (pi-myen'tō, -men'-), [key]
1. the ripe, red, mild-flavored fruit of the sweet or bell pepper, Capsicum annuum, used as a vegetable, relish, to stuff olives, etc.
2. the plant itself. Also,pimento.
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