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Allspice, also called Jamaica pepper and sometimes pimento, is the unripe berry of the Pimienta dioica tree. It is dried and used as a seasoning in various cuisines. Its name comes from its flavor, which is reminiscent of many spices, including cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg, with a peppery flavor.

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Allspice is the primary spice in Jamaican jerk spice.

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