from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A garden pepper (Capsicum annuum) having a mild, ripe, red fruit.
- n. The fruit of this plant, used in cookery, salad, and as stuffing for green olives.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A red sweet pepper used to make relish, stuffed into olives, or used as spice.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The Spanish sweet pepper, the fruit of which is used as a vegetable, to stuff olives, etc.; also the fruit itself. Also called pimento.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. plant bearing large mild thick-walled usually bell-shaped fruits; the principal salad peppers
- n. fully ripened sweet red pepper; usually cooked
Spanish; see pimento.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Spanish pimentón (Wiktionary)