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  • n. family of aromatic tropical trees with arillate seeds

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  • Nutmeg is member of the botanical family myristicaceae, this tall evergreen tree (myristica fragrans) is native to the Indonesian Banda Islands, where the Portuguese first found it in the 1500s.

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