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[uh-nat-oh, ah-nah-toh]
noun, plural a·nat·tos.
  1. annatto.
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Examples from the Web for anatto

Historical Examples

  • They do not properly tattoo, but color the skin with achote or anatto.

    The Andes and the Amazon

    James Orton

  • Any Cheddar that isn't colored with anatto is known as White Cheddar.

    The Complete Book of Cheese

    Robert Carlton Brown

British Dictionary definitions for anatto


noun plural -tos
  1. a variant spelling of annatto
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