noun. type genus of Myristicaceae; tropical Asian evergreen trees with small white or yellow flowers followed by fleshy fruits.
- genus Myristica
- magnoliid dicot genus
- nutmeg family
- Myristica fragrans
- family Myristicaceae
Example sentences of the word myristica-fragrans
1. Noun Phrase
The myristica fragrans tree, native to the various Spice Islands, including Indonesia, Grenada, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Trinidad, contains nutmeg.