all-spice

allspice

[awl-spahys]
noun
1.
the dried, unripe berries of an aromatic tropical American tree, Pimenta dioica, used whole or ground as a spice.
2.
the tree itself.
Also called pimento.


Origin:
1615–25; all + spice

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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

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allspice
spice made from the berry of the Jamaican pimento, 1621, from all + spice, "so called because supposed to combine the flavour of cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves." [Weekley]
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