nutmeg family


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Noun1.nutmeg family - family of aromatic tropical trees with arillate seeds
magnoliid dicot family - family of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
order Ranales, order Ranunculales, Ranales, Ranunculales - herbs, shrubs and trees: includes families Ranunculaceae; Annonaceae; Berberidaceae; Magnoliaceae; Menispermaceae; Myristicaceae; Nymphaeaceae; Lardizabalaceae; Lauraceae; Calycanthaceae; Ceratophyllaceae; Cercidiphyllaceae
genus Myristica, Myristica - type genus of Myristicaceae; tropical Asian evergreen trees with small white or yellow flowers followed by fleshy fruits