nutmeg nutmeg  /ˈnət ˌmɛɡ/


  1. (n) East Indian tree widely cultivated in the tropics for its aromatic seed; source of two spices: nutmeg and mace
  2. (n) hard aromatic seed of the nutmeg tree used as spice when grated or ground



  1. The Hitachino Celebration Ale is brewed with orange peel, coriander, nutmeg and cinnamon.
  2. And they didn't make bland pies, either: documents show that the Pilgrims used dried fruit, cinnamon, pepper and nutmeg to season their meats.
  3. While fortunes were being made in Asian, African and American commerce, European food was laced with excessive quantities of nutmeg, mace, ginger, black pepper and cinnamon.


  1. Two from town serve on Nutmeg book selection group

    New Canaan Children's Librarian Cathy Townsend and James Hirai, a seventh-grade student at Saxe Middle School, served on Connecticutís 2014 Intermediate Nutmeg Selection Committee.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The New Canaan News

  2. Nutmeg Games to host coaching clinic including Centralâs Dickenman, Piper

    The Connecticut Sports Management Group and the Nutmeg State Games will sponsor the first annual Nutmeg Basketball Coaches Clinic. The clinic will be a two-day event held September 20-21 at the Ramada Plaza in Hartford.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The New Britain Herald

  3. ‘Live With Dr. El Show’ on Nutmeg TV tonight

    BRISTOL — Nutmeg TV’s “Live With Dr. El Show” will be back on the air live tonight from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Bristol Press

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