Pimenta dioica

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Related to Pimenta dioica: Pimenta officinalis, allspice tree
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Noun1.Pimenta dioica - aromatic West Indian tree that produces allspice berriesPimenta dioica - aromatic West Indian tree that produces allspice berries
allspice - ground dried berrylike fruit of a West Indian allspice tree; suggesting combined flavors of cinnamon and nutmeg and cloves
genus Pimenta, Pimenta - allspice tree
spice tree - tree bearing aromatic bark or berries
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The following peppers were studied: Schinus terebinthifolius (Anacardiaceae Family); Piper nigrum, white and black (Piperaceae Family); Pimenta dioica (Myrtaceae Family); Capsicum baccatum and Capsicum frutescents (Solanaceae Family); and two species of Capsicum chinense (Solanaceae Family).
ALLSPICE, also known as Jamaican pepper or pimento, is a versatile culinary spice and the fruit of Pimenta dioica from the Caribbean