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Definition of the noun Allspice

What does Allspice mean as a name of something?

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

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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 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 previewEconomic Botany (2016)

A Comprehensive Study by S. L. Kochhar

Powdered allspice is a constituent of a number of spice mixtures and is also extensively used as a condiment for flavouring pickles, sauces, soups, canned meat, sausages, pies, preserves, puddings, cakes and beverages. Pimento berry oil is ...

Google previewModern Materia Medica and Therapeutics (1903)

by Arthur Albert Stevens

(Allspice.) Allspice is the nearly ripe fruit of Pimenta officinalis, an evergreen tree growing in the West Indies and South America. It contains a ...

Google previewSimplification of Everything

by Andrew Vecsey

Allspice is the dried small fruits of the pimento tree. Nutmeg is a seed found in the fleshy fruit of the nutmeg tree. Cloves are the unopened flower buds of the clove tree. Sassafras oil is an important flavorings obtained from distilling bark from ...

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 previewThe Meat Lover's Meatless Celebrations (2012)

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Herbal Encyclopedia (2004)

A Practical Guide to the Many Uses of Herbs by Lisa R. Waltz

Allspice Pimenta dioica MEDICINAL: Allspice is used as a paste to soothe and relieve toothache, and as a mouthwash to freshen the breath. The berries and leaves are used in its native habitat to treat digestive upsets, colic in infants, and ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Country Living, 40th Anniversary Edition (2012)

by Carla Emery

Whole allspice, nutmeg, and ginger are other possibilities. Lemonjuice and lemonslices are good too. Sweeten withyour favorite sweetener. Besureto strain unless allwill be consumed immediately. The longerthe whole spices are in it, the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Aphrodisiacs (2013)

Psychoactive Substances for Use in Sexual Practices by Christian Rätsch, Claudia Müller-Ebeling

Allspice (Pimenta dioica) berries from a spice market. Allspice stimulates the stomach and furthers digestion. Sources Kelp, dulse, and spirulina are widely available as pills, capsules, snacks, and in other forms in natural food stores. Literature ...

Google previewFoods and Food Production Encyclopedia (2012)

by Douglas M. Considine

ALLSPICE. Sometimes called pimento, allspice is prepared from the dried, pea- size, unripened, dark reddishbrown berry of a West Indian evergreen tree ( Pimenta officinalis L.). The tree, which reaches a height of about 20 feet (6 meters ) is an ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1L1S1P3I1C3E1

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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