[ pi-men-toh ]
/ pɪˈmɛn toʊ /
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noun, plural pi·men·tos.
Also called Chinese vermilion, Harrison red, signal red. a vivid red color.
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Origin of pimento

1665–75; alteration of Spanish pimiento pepper plant, masculine derivative of pimienta pepper fruit <Late Latin pigmenta spiced drink, spice, pepper, plural (taken as singular) of Latin pigmentumpigment
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British Dictionary definitions for pimento

/ (pɪˈmɛntəʊ) /

noun plural -tos
another name for allspice, pimiento

Word Origin for pimento

C17: from Spanish pimiento pepper plant, from Medieval Latin pigmenta spiced drink, from Latin pigmentum pigment
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