Definition of Pimento tree
1. Noun. Aromatic West Indian tree that produces allspice berries.
Terms within: Allspice
Group relationships: Genus Pimenta, Pimenta
Generic synonyms: Spice Tree
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Literary usage of Pimento tree
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1. Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial by Edward Balfour (1873)
"pimento tree, Allspice, Bayberry tree, Eugenia pimento, Linn. A tree of S. America and West Indies, IV, ..."
2. The Popular Science Monthly (1895)
"Pimento, allspice, or Jamaica pepper is the dried berry of the pimento tree of Jamaica, which grows to the height of twenty or thirty feet; and the markets ..."
3. Odorographia: A Natural History of Raw Materials and Drugs Used in the by John Charles Sawer (1894)
"Strictly speaking, the pimento tree is not really cultivated at all in Jamaica. The trees are found in greater or less numbers all over the island ; but in ..."
4. Jamaica in 1896: A Handbook of Information for Intending Settlers and Others by Institute of Jamaica (1896)
"There are two kinds of pimento tree ; the fruitful or bearing tree, ... A pimento tree under favourable circumstances begins to bear when about eight or ten ..."
5. The World Displayed, Or, A Collection of Voyages and Travels by Christopher Smart, Oliver Goldsmith, Samuel Johnson (1815)
"The pimento tree is generally very tall and spreading, with a trunk as thick as a ... The pimento-tree flowers in June, July and August, sooner or later ..."
6. The Novelist's Magazine (1786)
"... he climbed tip into a pimento-tree to ficep. Нг was well pleated to find ... of the pimento-tree, which is much like Jamaica pepper : but afterwards he ..."