Pimenta officinalis, Pimenta dioica
all + spice, as it was thought to combine the flavours of various other spices.
allspice (countable and uncountable, plural allspices)
- (uncountable) A spice; the dried and ground unripe fruit of Pimenta dioica, thought to combine the flavours of several spices, such as cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves.
- (countable) Pimenta dioica, an evergreen tree of tropical America with aromatic berries.
- (spice): Pimento
- (tree): Jamaica pepper