Synonyms for nutmeg-yew |

Synonyms and antonyms for nutmeg-yew

1. nutmeg-yew (n.)

California evergreen having a fruit resembling a nutmeg but with a strong turpentine flavor


2. yew (n.)

wood of a yew; especially the durable fine-grained light brown or red wood of the English yew valued for cabinetwork and archery bows


3. nutmeg (n.)

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


5. nutmeg (n.)

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


6. nutmeg-shaped (adj.)

shaped like a nutmeg

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7. plum-yew (n.)

any of several evergreen trees and shrubs of eastern Asia resembling yew and having large seeds enclosed in a fleshy envelope; sometimes cultivated as ornamentals