allspice

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noun all·spice \ˈȯl-ˌspīs\

Definition of allspice

  1. 1 :  the berry of a West Indian tree (Pimenta dioica) of the myrtle family; also :  the allspice tree

  2. 2 :  a mildly pungent and aromatic spice prepared from dried allspice berries

1621

First Known Use of allspice

1621


ALLSPICE Defined for English Language Learners

allspice

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noun all·spice \ˈȯl-ˌspīs\

Definition of allspice for English Language Learners

  • : a spice that is made from the berries of a tree and that is often used in baking


Medical Dictionary

allspice

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noun all·spice \ˈȯl-ˌspīs\

Medical Definition of allspice

  1. :  the berry of a West Indian tree of the genus Pimenta (P. dioica) of the myrtle family; also :  the allspice tree



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