Anatto
Annotto An*not"to ([a^]n*n[o^]t"t[-o]), Arnotto Ar*not"to ([aum]r*n[o^]t"t[-o]), n. [Perh. the native name.] 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.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Anatto — A*nat to, n. Same as {Annotto}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anatto — Anatto, s. Farbstoffe, pflanzliche …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • anatto — [ə nät′ō, änät′ō] n. ANNATTO …   English World dictionary

  • Anatto — Strukturformel Allgemeines Name Annatto Andere Namen E 160b Orlean Norbixin C.I. 75120 Natural Orange …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • anatto — I. noun see annatto II. see anatta II * * * anato, anatto variants of anatta …   Useful english dictionary

  • anatto — /euh nat oh, ah nah toh/, n., pl. anattos. annatto. * * * …   Universalium

  • anatto — noun A derivative of the achiote trees of tropical regions of the Americas used as a red food coloring and as a flavoring …   Wiktionary

  • Anatto — Anạt|to, der od. das; [s] [indian. (nördl. Südamerika) = rote Farbe]: Orlean …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Anatto — Bixa (E) …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

  • Anatto — Anat|to der od. das; [s] <aus indian. annotto »gelbroter Farbstoff«> svw. ↑Orlean …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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