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Definitions of Annotto

Pronunciation : An*not"to
Part of Speech : Ar*not"to
Etymology : [Perh. the native name.]
Definition : Defn: A red or yellowish-red dyeing material, prepared from the pulp surrounding the seeds of a tree (Bixa orellana) belonging to the tropical regions of America. It is used for coloring cheese, butter, etc. [Written also Anatto, Anatta, Annatto, Annotta, etc.]

Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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