Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


I showed them nutmegs, and by their signs I guessed they had some on the island.

The shell is then broken, and the nutmegs are sorted and packed in casks for shipment.

It receives its name from the resemblance of its seeds to nutmegs.

As for nutmegs and mace, it is plain that the Latin names for them are modern.

"There's no such person as 'Nutmegs,'" answered the girl tartly.

The nutmegs are only used by the natives as a paste to dye their arrows.

Next to these rank the Dutch or Batavian kind, and after these the Singapore nutmegs.

The dress of the Duchess of D—— was studded with diamonds as large as nutmegs.

Collected from the surface of the water in the still, after the distillation of the essential oil of nutmegs.

However, after a year, I found that the nutmegs from the Franklin had become soft.