1. nutmeg

noun. ['ˈnʌtˌmɛg'] East Indian tree widely cultivated in the tropics for its aromatic seed; source of two spices: nutmeg and mace.


  • genus Myristica
  • spice tree
  • Myristica fragrans
  • Myristica

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Rhymes with Nutmeg

  • bootleg
  • longleg
  • mpeg

Sentences with nutmeg

1. Noun, singular or mass
Cinnamon and nutmeg also go well with the slight sweetness of tomato.

2. Noun, plural
Cats are infamously curious and may sniff or eat nutmeg.

3. Adjective
If you suspect nutmeg poisoning, call a veterinarian or an animal poison hotline immediately, and follow instructions.

4. Adverb
Season the ham with pepper and spices such as basil, cloves, cinnamon, and nutmeg.

5. Foreign word
Sprinkle in salt, pepper, dry mustard, paprika and nutmeg.

2. nutmeg-yew

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


  • Torreya
  • genus Torreya
  • California nutmeg
  • yew

3. nutmeg-shaped

adjective. shaped like a nutmeg.


  • amorphous

4. nutmeg

noun. ['ˈnʌtˌmɛg'] hard aromatic seed of the nutmeg tree used as spice when grated or ground.


  • Myristica fragrans
  • mace
  • nutmeg tree