nutmeg oil

noun

Medical Definition of nutmeg oil

: a colorless or pale yellow essential oil of nutmeg odor distilled from nutmegs and used as a flavoring agent in pharmacology and formerly as a carminative and local stimulant

called also myristica oil

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“Nutmeg oil.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/nutmeg%20oil. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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