allspice

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈɔːlspaɪs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈɔlˌspaɪs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ôlspīs′)


WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
all•spice /ˈɔlˌspaɪs/USA pronunciation   n. [uncountable]
  1. Plant Biologya powder made of berries of an aromatic tropical American tree and used as a spice.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
all•spice  (ôlspīs′),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Plant Biologythe dried, unripe berries of an aromatic tropical American tree, Pimenta dioica, used whole or ground as a spice.
  2. Plant Biologythe tree itself. Also called  pimento. 
  • all + spice 1615–25

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
allspice /ˈɔːlˌspaɪs/ n
  1. a tropical American myrtaceous tree, Pimenta officinalis, having small white flowers and aromatic berries
  2. the whole or powdered seeds of this berry used as a spice, having a flavour said to resemble a mixture of cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg

Also called: pimento
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