nutmeg

Part of speech: noun

The aromatic kernel of the fruit of various trees; also, the tree itself.

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Usage examples "nutmeg":

  1. The size of a nutmeg or two to be eaten, either early in the morning or at bedtime. - "Advice to a Mother on the Management of her Children", Pye Henry Chavasse.
  2. The Oath, my boy, is improved by nutmeg and a spoon. - "The Orpheus C. Kerr Papers. Series 1", Robert H. Newell.
  3. Goose flesh made Alexina's delicate body feel like a cold nutmeg grater. - "The Sisters-In-Law", Gertrude Atherton.