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allspice:

see pimentopimento
or allspice,
common names for a tree (Pimenta dioica or P. officinalis) of the family Myrtaceae (myrtle family) cultivated in the West Indies for its dried unripe berries, used medicinally and as a spice (also called pimento or allspice).
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allspice

[′ȯl‚spīs]
(botany)
The dried, unripe berries of a small, tropical evergreen tree, Pimenta officinalis, of the myrtle family; yields a pungent, aromatic spice.

allspice

a tropical American myrtaceous tree, Pimenta officinalis, having small white flowers and aromatic berries
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