nutmeg tree


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Related to nutmeg tree: Myristica fragrans
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Noun1.nutmeg tree - East Indian tree widely cultivated in the tropics for its aromatic seednutmeg tree - East Indian tree widely cultivated in the tropics for its aromatic seed; source of two spices: nutmeg and mace
nutmeg - hard aromatic seed of the nutmeg tree used as spice when grated or ground
genus Myristica, Myristica - type genus of Myristicaceae; tropical Asian evergreen trees with small white or yellow flowers followed by fleshy fruits
spice tree - tree bearing aromatic bark or berries
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We found a nutmeg tree and pulled down a round piece of fruit the size of my palm.
A distinguished black man smoking a cigar on his nutmeg tree estate, with enticing copy and quotes to make him appear a humble everyman who could still afford all this, was not only a perfect sell, it was the humanitarian edge SWAG Marketing currently lacked.
But just about every nutmeg tree on the island was blown down by Ivan.
Adolescents (and some younger married men) would climb a nutmeg tree which was closest to a kenari trunk.
The nutmeg tree is also a spreading evergreen with dark green leaves and pale yellow flowers.
The oar, which was soaked in fresh underground water, appears to have been hewn out of a Japanese nutmeg tree using stoneware, they said.
The smell of cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and other exotic spices hang in the warm air - Grenada produces a third of the world's nutmeg from the glossy-leaved, yellow-flowering nutmeg tree which grows all over the island.
EXTRACTSfrom the leaves of a nutmeg tree in Nigeria could provide a breakthrough in the treatment of diabetes, according to US researchers.
At present theres just a few cocoa and nutmeg trees standing as specimen for interpretation whenever tours are conducted.
There are no posh hotels and no TV chef luxuries as Stevie and Emma do things the authentic way - with their backpacks clanking with cooking utensils, climbing nutmeg trees, chopping down cinnamon bushes and digging up ginger roots.
Informed guides will identify se and other beauties such as the nyan, Cinnamon and Nutmeg trees - surrOthe Gar Pam islan lilie wei palm thes Ban mn egms not to mention the Bleeding Tree which appears to have blood oozing down the side of its bark.
The Dutch East India Company (VOC) desired to have a monopoly on the spice trade--they had control over all the nutmeg trees in the Banda Isles except those on Run Island (the last remaining outpost of the English East India Company).