“Mace” is the “aril” or covering of the seed of the same plant.
The pulp is of the nature of an aril, that is, an additional seed-coat.
The aril is a growth from the extremity of the seed-stalk, or from the placenta when there is no seed-stalk.
This aril or husk is the mace of commerce, while the true nutmeg is the center or hard seed (nut).
By the end of Aril, the several ...