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pi·men·ta

, pimento (pi-men'tă, -tō),
The dried fruit of Pimenta officinalis (family Myrtaceae), a tree native to Jamaica and other parts of western hemisphere, used as a carminative and aromatic spice; pimenta oil comprises 3-4% of the dried fruit.
[Sp. fr. L. pigmentum, paint (Mediev. L. spice)]
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Pimenta feels that if the land is not used for its original purpose, it should be returned to the original owner as per the rules.
In concurrence with the ideas of Silva and Maximo Pimenta, this collective fan activity serves to con front and demasculinize the Sao Paulo followers in their own stadium.
Martino (2012), na interseccao com o espaco institucional, ou Ferreira (2012), no debate com Felinto (2011) e Pimenta (2011), pensando a area de Comunicacao em tensao com ambientes digitais na cibercultura.
Pimenta said that it would be difficult to toughen the current wide array of local laws and a national response would be the best way forward.
Gertz RE Jr, Li Z, Pimenta FC, Jackson D, Juni BA, Lynfield R, et al.
O ciclo fenologico da pimenta perfez 432 dias apos o transplantio (DAT), realizadas 13 colheitas apos os 127 DAT, no intervalo de sete dias entre uma colheita e outra.
Todavia, parece forcada a ideia de se associar tao fortemente aquilo que Pimenta chama de "convergencia de posturas epistemologicas", a partir da leitura que faz dos textos desses autores, aos novos fenomenos do universo da informacao e da comunicacao.
Referees: Pedro Proenca Oliveira Alves Garcia, Jose Tiago Garcias Bolinhas Trigo, Sergio Manuel Lacroix Pimenta (Portugal).
2004; Mahoney, 1999; McGarvey, 2003; Talley, 1998) and four minor studies (Baldini, 1997; Ciarcia, 1998; Heagele & Whetzel, 2009; Young, 1997) focused on nurses, while five major studies (de Mattos Pimenta et al.
Saraiva, I don't know if it's a good idea to give Holmes cachaca at this hour, injected Mello Pimenta.
Eduardo Pimenta said more than 400 birds, most of them babies, have been found dead on the state's shores over the past two months.