annatto

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Annatto (fruit of Bixa orellana)
Ingredients for achiote paste. Annatto is the red-orange powder.

Noun[edit]

annatto (countable and uncountable, plural annattos)

  1. (countable) A tropical American evergreen shrub, Bixa orellana; the lipstick tree; the fruit of the tree.
  2. (uncountable) The seed of this tree used as a colouring or in Latin American cooking.
  3. (uncountable) An orange-red dye obtained from this seed.

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