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Nutmeg

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Noun

1. myristica fragrans, nutmeg, nutmeg tree

East Indian tree widely cultivated in the tropics for its aromatic seed; source of two spices: nutmeg and mace

2. nutmeg

hard aromatic seed of the nutmeg tree used as spice when grated or ground

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Nutmeg

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noun
1. 
an East Indian evergreen tree, Myristica fragrans, cultivated in the tropics for its hard aromatic seed: family Myristicaceae
See also mace2
2. 
the seed of this tree, used as a spice
3. 
any of several similar trees or their fruit
4. 
a greyish-brown colour
verb -megs, -megging or -megged (transitive)
5. British sport informal
to kick or hit the ball between the legs of (an opposing player)

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Nutmeg

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noun
1. 
the hard, aromatic seed of an East Indian tree (Myristica fragrans) of the nutmeg family: it is grated and used as a spice, and its outer covering yields the spice mace
2. 
the tree itself
adjective
3. 
designating a family (Myristicaceae, order Magnoliales) of tropical, dicotyledonous trees

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Nutmeg

see synonyms of nutmeg
n.
1. An evergreen tree (Myristica fragrans) native to the East Indies and cultivated for its aromatic seeds.
2. The hard, aromatic seed of this tree, used as a spice when grated or ground.
3. A grayish to moderate brown.
4. The act of kicking a soccer ball between the legs of a defender.
tr.v. nut·megged, nut·meg·ging, nut·megs
To kick a soccerball between the legs of (a defender).

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