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all·spice

(ôl′spīs′)
n.
1. An evergreen tree (Pimenta dioica) native to the West Indies, Mexico, and Central America, having opposite, simple leaves and white flowers clustered in cymes.
2. The dried, nearly ripe berries of this plant, used as a spice. In both senses also called pimento.

[Early Modern English, so called because it was considered to combine the aromas and flavors of spices commonly used in Europe before the colonization of the Americas, especially cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, and black pepper.]

allspice

(ˈɔːlˌspaɪs)
n
1. (Plants) a tropical American myrtaceous tree, Pimenta officinalis, having small white flowers and aromatic berries
2. (Cookery) 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
Also called: pimento or Jamaica pepper

all•spice

(ˈɔlˌspaɪs)

n.
1. the dried unripe berries of an aromatic tropical American tree, Pimenta dioica, of the myrtle family: used as a spice.
2. the tree itself.
[1615–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.allspice - aromatic West Indian tree that produces allspice berriesallspice - 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
2.allspice - deciduous shrubs having aromatic bark; eastern China; southwestern and eastern United States
Calycanthus, genus Calycanthus - a magnoliid dicot genus of the family Calycanthaceae including: allspice
Calycanthus floridus, Carolina allspice, strawberry shrub, sweet shrub, strawberry bush - hardy shrub of southeastern United States having clove-scented wood and fragrant red-brown flowers
California allspice, Calycanthus occidentalis, spicebush - straggling aromatic shrub of southwestern United States having fragrant brown flowers
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
3.allspice - ground dried berrylike fruit of a West Indian allspice treeallspice - ground dried berrylike fruit of a West Indian allspice tree; suggesting combined flavors of cinnamon and nutmeg and cloves
spice - any of a variety of pungent aromatic vegetable substances used for flavoring food
allspice, Pimenta dioica, pimento tree, allspice tree - aromatic West Indian tree that produces allspice berries
Translations
nové koření
allehånde
maustepippuri
オールスパイス
allehånde
kryddpeppar

allspice

[ˈɔːlspaɪs] Npimienta f inglesa, pimienta f de Jamaica

allspice

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adj [record] → absolu(e), sans précédent
sb's all-time favourite → la référence absolue de qn
That film is my all-time favourite → Ce film est ma référence absolue.
an all-time great → un des grands
He's one of the all-time greats of British athletics → C'est l'un des grands de l'athlétisme britannique.
to be at an all-time high → être au plus haut
to be at an all-time low → être au plus bas
adv
her all-time favourite film → sa référence absolue en matière de film
BUT le film qu'elle préfère entre tous.all told adven tout

allspice

[ˈɔːlˌspaɪs] npepe m della Giamaica