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Noun: nutmeg  'nút,meg
  1. East Indian tree widely cultivated in the tropics for its aromatic seed; source of two spices: nutmeg and mace
    - nutmeg tree, Myristica fragrans
  2. Hard aromatic seed of the nutmeg tree used as spice when grated or ground
Verb: nutmeg (nutmegged,nutmegging)  'nút,meg
Usage: informal
  1. (soccer) kick the ball between an opponent's legs

Derived forms: nutmegging, nutmegs, nutmegged

Type of: spice, spice tree

Part of: genus Myristica, mace, Myristica

Encyclopedia: Nutmeg