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an•nat•to



Pronunciation: (u-nat'ō, u-nä'tō), [key]
n.,
pl. -tos.

1. a small tree, Bixa orellana, of tropical America.
2. Also,arnatto.a yellowish-red dye obtained from the pulp enclosing the seeds of this tree, used for coloring fabrics, butter, varnish, etc. Also,anatto.Also called achiote.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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