Translation of nutmeg in Spanish:

nutmeg

Pronunciation: /ˈnʌtmeg/

n

uncountable or countable/no numerable o numerable
  • (spice) nuez (feminine) moscada; (tree) mirística (feminine)
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    • In the garden they grew cardamom, turmeric, curry leaves and pepper as well as imported ginger, cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon, chillies, vanilla, cumin and coriander.
    • Four spice is a ground spice mixture usually containing white pepper, nutmeg, ginger, and cinnamon or cloves.
    • Modern haggis generally has beef suet rather than mutton fat, and cayenne pepper or nutmeg are usual additions.
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    • We emerged into the country to find ourselves amid an open expanse of coconut palms, interspersed with the odd clove and nutmeg tree, banana palm and cinnamon bush.
    • This is cardamom country, nutmeg too, where spices grow along the roadside, and where pepper vines wind their tendrils around banana palms and over camellia bushes.
    • Nutmeg, another mystical tree from the Spice Islands, gets the oils distilled from the kernels of its fruits - the nutmeg itself.

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