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Definition of the noun Allspice

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noun - plural: allspices

  1. aromatic West Indian tree that produces allspice berries
  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 flavors of cinnamon and nutmeg and cloves

Alternative definition of the noun Allspice


  1. [uncountable] A spice; the dried and ground unripe fruit of Pimenta dioica, thought to combine the flavours of several spices, such as cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves.
  2. [countable] An evergreen tree of tropical America with aromatic berries.

Phrases with allspice

  1. allspice tree
  2. japan allspice
  3. carolina allspice
  4. Carolina-Allspice
  5. japanese allspice
  6. california allspice
  7. California-Allspice

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for allspice

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Google previewThe Wizard of Food's Encyclopedia of Kitchen & Cooking Secrets (2010)

by Myles H. Bader

Allspice is a common herb and can be found in number of ready-to- serve foods, such as hot dogs, soups, and baked beans. Allspice is the herb used ...

Google previewGrenada (2012)

Carriacou - Petite Martinique by Paul Crask

Allspice is a tree similar in appearance to bay laurel. Its small, unripe fruit is harvested and...

Google previewFlorida's Best Herbs and Spices (2010)

Native and Exotic Plants Grown for Scent and Flavor by Charles R. Boning

PLANT DESCRIPTION Carolina allspice is a deciduous shrub that reaches a height of about 9 feet. The rate of growth is medium. The habit of growth is dense, with a rounded crown. Suckers occasionally form around the base. Leaves are ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Indian Contributions to the World (2009)

15,000 Years of Inventions and Innovations by Emory Dean Keoke, Kay Marie Porterfield

allspice (precontact) South American Circum-Caribbean and Tropical Forest, Mesoamerican cultures Allspice is a seasoning with a flavor that resembles a blend of cinnamon, pepper, juniper, ...

Google previewTrees, Shrubs, and Roses for Midwest Gardens (2001)

by Ezra Haggard

The best possible condition for Carolina allspice is an imitation of its native habitat of deep, moist loam. If this is not available in your...

Google previewProbable Effect of Certain Modifications to the North American Free Trade Agreement Rules of Origin, Inv. NAFTA-103-014

The existing rule requires a chapter change; thus, the proposed rule change for allspice is a liberalization. The second portion of the rule change is the same as the existing rule. The proposed change is likely to have a negligible effect on U.S. ...

Google previewCalifornia Grocers Advocate (1920)

Allspice is the dried fruit of a small tree called the pimento, growing in the West Indies. It is of the size of a small pea and is similar in appearance to whole black pepper. It is called allspice because it somewhat resembles in flavor a mixture of ...

Google previewThe Meat Lover's Meatless Celebrations (2013)

Year-Round Vegetarian Feasts (You Can Really Sink Your Teeth Into) by Kim O'Donnel

ALLSPICE: Also known as pimento and Jamaica pepper, allspice is a berry of an evergreen tree native to the West Indies and South America. Dark brown when dried, it resembles the black peppercorn but is bigger and more cylindrical.

Google previewThe Book of Caribbean Cooking (2000)

by Lesley Mackley

ALLSPICE Also known as pimento or Jamaican pepper, allspice is the dried fruit of the pimento tree. The dried berries look like peppercorns and have a flavor of cloves, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Allspice is used whole or ground in many dishes.

Google previewTop 100 Exotic Food Plants (2011)

by Ernest Small

Allspice is the most important spice in Caribbean cuisine. It is used in the well- known mole sauces of Mexico. (“Mole” is based on the Nahuatl Indian word molli, a mixture or concoction, which in Mexico is always made by cooking and always ...

Google previewThe School Journal (1907)

Allspice is the name commonly given to the dried fruit of a plant known as Jamaica epper and imento, and is obtained from the est Indies. The name allspice is given to this substance because it possesses the combined flavor of several kinds ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Medical and Surgical Knowledge ... By the Editor of the “Dictionary of Useful Knowledge” &c. [i.e. Robert Kemp Philp.] (1864)

Mcdicinally, the allspice is a warm aromatic and grateful substance, used as a canninative and stimulant. From the pepper possessing the flavour of nutmeg, mace, and cloves, it has obtained the name of ice. ALLUVIAL SOILis land added to ...

Google previewMaster Your Metabolism (2003)

The All-natural (all-herbal) Way to Lose Weight by Lewis Harrison

Allspice (Pimenta dioica, Pimenta officinalis): Allspice is the fruit of an evergreen tree native to the West Indies and parts of Central and South America. Its name derives from the fact that it tastes like a combination of cloves, cinnamon, juniper ...

Google previewFoods & Nutrition Encyclopedia, Two Volume Set (1993)

by Marion Eugene Ensminger, Audrey H. Ensminger

Foods Cabbage Cakes Candy Carrots Casserole topping Catsup Cauliflower Celery Cheese Fondue Sauces Spreads Suggested Flavorings' Allspice, caraway, celery seeds, cumin, dill seed, mace, oregano, savory, sesame seeds, thyme ...

Google previewFoods & Nutrition Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition (1993)

by Marion Eugene Ensminger, Audrey H. Ensminger

Marinades Suggested Flavorings1 Nutmeg, vanilla Allspice, mace, mint Cardamon Allspice, basil, capers, cinnamon, cloves, curry, dill seed, dill weed, ginger, mace, marjoram, mint, orégano, rosemary, sage, tarragon. Orégano Cumin ...

Google previewThe Aromatherapy Encyclopedia (2009)

A Concise Guide to Over 385 Plant Oils: Easyread Super Large 20pt Edition by Carol Schiller

Allspice berry essential oil and CO2 extract are obtained from the unripe berries. Allspice leaf essential oil is obtained from the twigs and leaves.

Google previewThe Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of Magical Plants, Revised (2013)

A Practical Guide to Creating Healing, Protection, and Prosperity Using Plants, Herbs, and Flowers by Susan Gregg

Pimento officinalis Brings you luck and spices up your love life the plant: Pimento orJamaica Pepper is called Allspice because it tastes like a combination of Cloves,Juniper berries, Cinnamon, and Pepper. It is indigenous to the Caribbean ...

Google previewChemical Dictionary of Economic Plants (2001)

by Jeffrey B. Harborne, Herbert Baxter

Allspice oil(s) Pimento berry oil; Pimenta leaf oil ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food and Color Additives (1997)

by George A. Burdock

ALLSPICE, OIL (Pimenta offidnalis Lindl.) (See also Pimenta) Synonyms Current CAS number Allspice oil; Allspice, oil (Pimenta offidnalis lindl. ) ...

Google previewSweet Treats around the World: An Encyclopedia of Food and Culture (2014)

An Encyclopedia of Food and Culture by Timothy G. Roufs, Kathleen Smyth Roufs

Allspice·a key ingredient in Caribbean cuisine·is a single spice native to the region but named by the English settlers who...

Google previewCunningham's Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs (2012)

by Scott Cunningham

G Folk Names: Eddo, Madere, Basheen, Kouroubaga Gender: Masculine Planet: Mars Element: Fire Powers: Money, Luck , Healing Magical Uses: Allspice is burned as an incense to attract money or luck, and is ...

Google previewCunningham's Encyclopedia of Wicca in the Kitchen (2012)

by Scott Cunningham

Planet: Jupiter Element: Earth Energies: Money, healing Magical uses:Allspice is native to the West Indies and to tropical America. Its small, round berries are said tocombine the flavors of cinnamon, nutmeg, andcloves.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Superstitions, Folklore, and the Occult Sciences of the World (2003)

by Cora Linn Daniels, C. M. Stevans

CHOLERA— Cholera can be avoided by wearing over the pit of the stomach a small bag filled with black pepper, cloves, allspice, camphor. It must be prepared in full moon. A few years ago during the cholera scare in India, a woman, dressed ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (2013)

The Complete Guide to the Use of Aromatic Oils In Aromatherapy, Herbalism, Health, and Well Being by Lawless, Julia

Allspice, ambrette, lemon balm, Canadian balsam, French basil, bergamot, cassie, grapefruit, helichrysum, jasmine, true lavender, orange blossom, rose (cabbage & damask), clary sage, sandalwood, hemlock spruce, ...

Google previewThe Packers' Encyclopedia (1922)

Blue Book of the American Meat Packing and Allied Industries; a Hand-book of Modern Packing House Practice, a Statistical Manual of the Meat and Allied Industries, and a Directory of the Meat Packing, Provision, Sausage Manufacturing, Rendering and Affiliated Trades by Paul I. Aldrich

allspice 15 lb. pig skins 7 02. black pepper 25 lb. cube fat 3% oz . marjoram. 25 lb. sweet pickle hog lips Cook cube fat and cut in cubes.

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The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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