1. East Indian tree widely cultivated in the tropics for its aromatic seed; source of two spices: nutmeg and mace
Definition categories: plant
2. hard aromatic seed of the nutmeg tree used as spice when grated or ground
1. (transitive) To flavour with nutmeg.
- She decided the eggnog was lacking in flavor, so she decided to nutmeg it heavily.
2. (soccer, transitive) To play the ball between the legs of (an opponent).