HyperDic: allspice

English > 3 senses of the word allspice:
NOUNplantallspice, allspice tree, pimento tree, Pimenta dioicaaromatic West Indian tree that produces allspice berries
plantallspicedeciduous shrubs having aromatic bark
foodallspiceground dried berrylike fruit of a West Indian allspice tree
allspice > pronunciation
Soundsao'lspay.s
Rhymesadvice ... vise: 29 rhymes with ays...
English > allspice: 3 senses > noun 1, plant
Meaningaromatic West Indian tree that produces allspice berries.
Synonymsallspice tree, pimento tree, Pimenta dioica
Member ofPimenta, genus Pimentaallspice tree
PartsallspiceGround dried berrylike fruit of a West Indian allspice tree
Broaderspice treeTree bearing aromatic bark or berries
Spanishmalagueta, pimenta dioica
Catalanpimenta dioica
English > allspice: 3 senses > noun 2, plant
Meaningdeciduous shrubs having aromatic bark; eastern China; southwestern and eastern United States.
Member ofCalycanthus, genus CalycanthusA magnoliid dicot genus of the family Calycanthaceae including
NarrowerCarolina allspice, strawberry shrub, strawberry bush, sweet shrub, Calycanthus floridusHardy shrub of southeastern United States having clove-scented wood and fragrant red-brown flowers
spicebush, California allspice, Calycanthus occidentalisstraggling aromatic shrub of southwestern United States having fragrant brown flowers
Broadershrub, bushA low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
Spanishmalagueta
English > allspice: 3 senses > noun 3, food
MeaningGround dried berrylike fruit of a West Indian allspice tree; suggesting combined flavors of cinnamon and nutmeg and cloves.
Part ofallspice, allspice tree, pimento tree, Pimenta dioicaaromatic West Indian tree that produces allspice berries
BroaderspiceAny of a variety of pungent aromatic vegetable substances used for flavoring food
Spanishmalagueta, pimienta de Jamaica, tabasco
Catalantabasco

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