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nuez moscada

English translation: nutmeg

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Spanish term or phrase:nuez moscada
English translation:nutmeg
Entered by: Simon Critchley
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02:47 Oct 2, 2004
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Cooking / Culinary / Cooking
Spanish term or phrase: nuez moscada
Type of nut
Simon Critchley
Local time: 06:28
nutmeg
Explanation:


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A. n.

1. a. The hard, oval, aromatic kernel of the seed of the evergreen tree Myristica fragrans (family Myristicaceae), native to the Moluccas, which occurs singly within a greenish-yellow fruit (the fleshy covering or aril immediately surrounding the seed being the source of mace); this seed grated or ground and used as a spice or in herbal medicines. Also: the tree itself.

Ref:Entry printed from Oxford English Dictionary Online
© Oxford University Press 2004


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Nuez Moscada
moscada.
1. f. Fruto de la mirística, de forma ovoide, cubierto por la macis, y con una almendra pardusca por fuera y blanquecina por dentro. Se emplea como condimento y para sacar el aceite que contiene en abundancia.

Ref:Real Academia Española © Todos los derechos reservados
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Claudia Alvis
Local time: 06:28
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nutmeg


Explanation:


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Note added at 5 mins (2004-10-02 02:53:46 GMT)
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A. n.

1. a. The hard, oval, aromatic kernel of the seed of the evergreen tree Myristica fragrans (family Myristicaceae), native to the Moluccas, which occurs singly within a greenish-yellow fruit (the fleshy covering or aril immediately surrounding the seed being the source of mace); this seed grated or ground and used as a spice or in herbal medicines. Also: the tree itself.

Ref:Entry printed from Oxford English Dictionary Online
© Oxford University Press 2004


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Note added at 7 mins (2004-10-02 02:55:11 GMT)
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Nuez Moscada
moscada.
1. f. Fruto de la mirística, de forma ovoide, cubierto por la macis, y con una almendra pardusca por fuera y blanquecina por dentro. Se emplea como condimento y para sacar el aceite que contiene en abundancia.

Ref:Real Academia Española © Todos los derechos reservados

Claudia Alvis
Local time: 06:28
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish

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