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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French piment. See pimento, pimiento, and pigment.

NounEdit

piment (plural piments)

  1. (obsolete) wine flavoured with spices or honey

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for piment in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish pimiento, from Latin pigmentum. Doublet of pigment, a borrowing from Latin. See also the inherited Old French piment, pimenc ("spiced wine").

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pi.mɑ̃/
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NounEdit

piment m (plural piments)

  1. (cooking) spice
  2. chili, chili pepper
  3. (figuratively) spice (vigour).

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NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French piment.

NounEdit

piment m (plural piments)

  1. (Jersey) chili pepper, pimento
  2. (Jersey) balm