spice tree


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Noun1.spice tree - tree bearing aromatic bark or berries
Myristica fragrans, nutmeg, nutmeg tree - East Indian tree widely cultivated in the tropics for its aromatic seed; source of two spices: nutmeg and mace
allspice, Pimenta dioica, pimento tree, allspice tree - aromatic West Indian tree that produces allspice berries
allspice tree, Pimenta officinalis - tropical American tree having small white flowers and aromatic berries
clove tree, Eugenia aromaticum, Eugenia caryophyllatum, Syzygium aromaticum, clove - moderate sized very symmetrical red-flowered evergreen widely cultivated in the tropics for its flower buds which are source of cloves
angiospermous tree, flowering tree - any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary
2.spice tree - Pacific coast tree having aromatic foliage and small umbellate flowers followed by olivelike fruitspice tree - Pacific coast tree having aromatic foliage and small umbellate flowers followed by olivelike fruit; yields a hard tough wood
laurel - any of various aromatic trees of the laurel family
genus Umbellularia, Umbellularia - aromatic evergreen trees of Pacific coast
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Festive scents of cinnamon and cardamom, burning from a special spice tree, will fill the air, while live saxophone and harp music will provide a haunting soundtrack.
Food was also donated from Erdington restaurants Curry Leaf and The Spice Tree.
The essential oil of spice tree "African pepper" dried fruits from Cameroon contains more than 100 identified volatiles, and the main components are Beta-pinene (18%), terpinen-4-ol (8.