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English noun: nutmeg

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


SynonymsMyristica fragrans, nutmeg tree


Broader (hypernym)spice tree


Part holonymnutmeg


Member meronymgenus Myristica, Myristica

2. nutmeg (food) hard aromatic seed of the nutmeg tree used as spice when grated or ground


Broader (hypernym)spice


Part meronymMyristica fragrans, nutmeg, nutmeg tree


Substance meronymmace









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