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Noun: allspice  'ol,spIs
  1. Aromatic West Indian tree that produces allspice berries
    - allspice tree, pimento tree, Pimenta dioica
     
  2. Deciduous shrubs having aromatic bark; eastern China; southwestern and eastern United States
     
  3. Ground dried berrylike fruit of a West Indian allspice tree; suggesting combined flavours of cinnamon and nutmeg and cloves

Derived forms: allspices

Type of: bush, shrub, spice, spice tree

Part of: Calycanthus, genus Calycanthus, genus Pimenta, Pimenta

Encyclopedia: Allspice