Definition of nutmeg noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

nutmeg

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈnʌtmɛɡ//
 
[uncountable, countable]
 
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the hard seed of a tropical tree originally from southeast Asia, used in cooking as a spice, especially to give flavor to cakes and sauces freshly grated nutmeg
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