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 for Allspice
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Allspice \All"spice`\, n.
     The berry of the pimento ({Eugenia pimenta), a tree of the
     West Indies; a spice of a mildly pungent taste, and agreeably
     aromatic; Jamaica pepper; pimento. It has been supposed to
     combine the flavor of cinnamon, nutmegs, and cloves; and
     hence the name. The name is also given to other aromatic
     Carolina+allspice+({Calycanthus+floridus">shrubs; as, the Carolina allspice ({Calycanthus floridus);
     wild+allspice+({Lindera+benzoin">wild allspice ({Lindera benzoin), called also spicebush,
     spicewood, and feverbush.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: aromatic West Indian tree that produces allspice berries
           [syn: allspice, allspice tree, pimento tree, Pimenta
      2: deciduous shrubs having aromatic bark; eastern China;
         southwestern and eastern United States
      3: ground dried berrylike fruit of a West Indian allspice tree;
         suggesting combined flavors of cinnamon and nutmeg and cloves

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