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Eggnog vs. Nutmeg

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Eggnognoun

A beverage based on milk, eggs, sugar, and nutmeg; often made alcoholic with rum, brandy or whisky; popular at Christmas.

Nutmegnoun

An evergreen tree, Myristica fragrans, cultivated in the East Indies for its spicy seeds.

Eggnognoun

A drink consisting of eggs beaten up with sugar, milk, and (usually) wine or spirits.

Nutmegnoun

The aromatic seed of this tree, used as a spice.

Eggnognoun

a punch made of sweetened milk or cream mixed with eggs and usually alcoholic liquor

Nutmegnoun

A grey-brown colour.

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Eggnog

Eggnog (), historically also known as a milk punch or an egg milk punch when alcoholic beverages are added, is a rich, chilled, sweetened, dairy-based beverage. It is traditionally made with milk, cream, sugar, egg yolks, and whipped egg whites (which gives it a frothy texture, and its name).

Nutmegnoun

(football) The playing of the ball between the legs of an opponent.

Nutmegverb

(transitive) To flavour with nutmeg.

β€˜She decided the eggnog was lacking in flavor, so she decided to nutmeg it heavily.’;

Nutmegverb

To play the ball between the legs of (an opponent).

Nutmegnoun

The kernel of the fruit of the nutmeg tree (Myristica fragrans), a native of the Molucca Islands, but cultivated elsewhere in the tropics.

Nutmegnoun

East Indian tree widely cultivated in the tropics for its aromatic seed; source of two spices: nutmeg and mace

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Nutmegnoun

hard aromatic seed of the nutmeg tree used as spice when grated or ground

Nutmeg

Nutmeg is the seed or ground spice of several species of the genus Myristica. Myristica fragrans (fragrant nutmeg or true nutmeg) is a dark-leaved evergreen tree cultivated for two spices derived from its fruit: nutmeg, from its seed, and mace, from the seed covering.

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