annatto

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English[edit]

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

From Galibi Carib annatto.

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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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

annatto

  1. annatto (plant and dye)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of annatto (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative annatto annattot
genitive annatton annattojen
partitive annattoa annattoja
illative annattoon annattoihin
singular plural
nominative annatto annattot
accusative nom. annatto annattot
gen. annatton
genitive annatton annattojen
partitive annattoa annattoja
inessive annattossa annattoissa
elative annattosta annattoista
illative annattoon annattoihin
adessive annattolla annattoilla
ablative annattolta annattoilta
allative annattolle annattoille
essive annattona annattoina
translative annattoksi annattoiksi
instructive annattoin
abessive annattotta annattoitta
comitative annattoineen

Italian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

annatto

  1. annatto (dye)

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