Definition of pimento in English:

pimento

noun

  • 1

    variant spelling of pimiento
  • 2West Indian

    another term for allspice (sense 2)
    • ‘Spices such as pimento or allspice, ginger, and peppers are used commonly in a number of dishes.’

Origin

Late 17th century: from Spanish pimiento (see pimiento).

Pronunciation

pimento

/pɪˈmɛntəʊ/