Pimenta

noun
Pi·​men·​ta | \ pə-ˈment-ə How to pronounce Pimenta (audio) \

Medical Definition of Pimenta

: a genus of tropical American aromatic trees of the myrtle family (Myrtaceae) having large leaves and small flowers — see allspice, bayberry sense 1

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