Pronunciation: (nut'meg), [key]
1. the hard, aromatic seed of the fruit of an East Indian tree, Myristica fragrans, used in grated form as a spice.
2. the similar product of certain other trees of the same genus or other genera.
3. a tree bearing such seeds.
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