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English noun: allspice

1. allspice (plant) aromatic West Indian tree that produces allspice berries

Synonymsallspice tree, Pimenta dioica, pimento tree

Broader (hypernym)spice tree

Part holonymallspice

Member meronymgenus Pimenta, Pimenta

2. allspice (plant) deciduous shrubs having aromatic bark; eastern China; southwestern and eastern United States

Broader (hypernym)bush, shrub

Narrower (hyponym)California allspice, Calycanthus floridus, Calycanthus occidentalis, Carolina allspice, spicebush, strawberry bush, strawberry shrub, sweet shrub

Member meronymCalycanthus, genus Calycanthus

3. allspice (food) ground dried berrylike fruit of a West Indian allspice tree; suggesting combined flavors of cinnamon and nutmeg and cloves

Broader (hypernym)spice

Part meronymallspice, allspice tree, Pimenta dioica, pimento tree

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