Annotto


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An`not´to

    (ăn`nǒt´tô)
n.1.A red or yellowish-red dyeing material, prepared from the pulp surrounding the seeds of a tree (Bixa orellana) belonging to the tropical regions of America. It is used for coloring cheese, butter, etc.
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Sui traini traballanti si canta la vecchia storia del pittore pugliese, cui annotto nel bosco pieno di lupi e la Madonna gli chiese: "Bel pittatore che vai pittando--perche non me la pitti la cappella?
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