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Old 05-14-2004, 09:17 PM
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pimiento; pimento A large, red, heart-shaped sweet pepper that measures 3 to 4 inches long and 2 to 3 inches wide. The flesh of the pimiento (the Spanish word for "pepper") is sweet, succulent and more aromatic than that of the red bell pepper... Pimenta dioica

It is a separate species, and quite yummy.
I coulda used more cowbell.