spice tree

Definitions of spice tree
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n Pacific coast tree having aromatic foliage and small umbellate flowers followed by olivelike fruit; yields a hard tough wood

n tree bearing aromatic bark or berries

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Myristica fragrans, nutmeg, nutmeg tree
East Indian tree widely cultivated in the tropics for its aromatic seed; source of two spices: nutmeg and mace
Pimenta dioica, allspice, allspice tree, pimento tree
aromatic West Indian tree that produces allspice berries
Pimenta officinalis, allspice tree
tropical American tree having small white flowers and aromatic berries
Eugenia aromaticum, Eugenia caryophyllatum, Syzygium aromaticum, clove, clove tree
moderate sized very symmetrical red-flowered evergreen widely cultivated in the tropics for its flower buds which are source of cloves
Type of:
angiospermous tree, flowering tree
any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary

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