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synonyms for nutmegs

  • cantaloupe
  • gourd
  • papaya
  • watermelon
  • casaba
  • honeydew
  • musk
  • nutmeg
  • pepo
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How to use nutmegs in a sentence

I frequently used to visit the plantations of nutmegs and cloves, and refresh myself with their balsamic fragrance.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
The slime of these rivers will be made of sweet-smelling nutmegs, and their pebbles of pearls and hyacinths.
SOLOMON MAIMON: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY.SOLOMON MAIMON
Add a dash of cinnamon, add a few nutmegs (whole); these will give the pie that rich, nutty flavor so much desired.
THE FOOLISH ALMANAKANONYMOUS
The dress of the Duchess of D—— was studded with diamonds as large as nutmegs.
THE ART OF ENTERTAININGM. E. W. SHERWOOD
Then beat a couple of Nutmegs, and put them into the sowsing-drink; then Lard it.
THE CLOSET OF SIR KENELM DIGBY KNIGHT OPENEDKENELM DIGBY
The nutmegs and mace when delivered in Europa cost the Dutch five hundred and twenty thousand pesos annually.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898EMMA HELEN BLAIR
The oil of nutmegs, is extracted chiefly from mace, which is the inner epidermis of these nuts.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
And then he went over to America, put his money into wooden nutmegs, and promptly became a millionaire.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 105, AUGUST 26TH 1893VARIOUS
Yankee bodies, that we will be able to raise nothing but wooden nutmegs after the war.
INCIDENTS OF THE WAR: HUMOROUS, PATHETIC, AND DESCRIPTIVEALF BURNETT
For the discovery of nutmegs we had also to thank the pigeons, and they were carefully planted in our orchard.
THE SWISS FAMILY ROBINSONJOHANN DAVID WYSS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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