achiote definition

  • noun:
    • See annatto.
    • A tropical United states evergreen shrub, Bixa orellana; the lip stick tree.
    • The seed of the tree used as a colouring or perhaps in Latin-American cooking.
    • An orange-red dye gotten with this seed.
    • Seeds of the annotto tree; also, the coloring matter, annotto.
    • The vernacular title in Central America associated with arnotto-tree, Bixa Orellana.

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