pimenta

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pimenta ‎(plural pimentas)

  1. pimento
    • 1814, John Lunan, Hortus jamaicensis (page 67)
      The pimenta trees grow spontaneously, and in great abundance, in many parts of Jamaica, but more particularly on hilly situations near the sea, on the northern side of that island []

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pimenta

  1. third-person singular past historic of pimenter

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin pigmenta, form of pigmentum ‎(pigment), from pingō ‎(I paint), Proto-Indo-European *peyḱ- ‎(spot, color).

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pimenta f (plural pimentas)

  1. pepper (plant)
  2. (uncountable) pepper (spice)
  3. pepper (fruit)

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