myristica

noun

my·​ris·​ti·​ca mi-ˈris-ti-kə How to pronounce myristica (audio)
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capitalized : a large genus of tropical trees (family Myristicaceae) which produce fleshy fruits and which include the nutmeg (M. fragrans)
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“Myristica.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/myristica. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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