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Nutmeg comes from the seed of the nutmeg tree, which is botanically known as Myristica fragrans. The nutmeg tree is native to the Banda Islands of Indonesia. As of 2014, the tree is cultivated commercially in Malaysia, t... More »

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Nutmeg is a spice native to the Spice Islands of Indonesia. It is the seed of the nutmeg tree and found inside of a fruit. The seed is ground into spice for use in cooking. Nutmeg is most familiar in the West as the main... More »

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Nutmeg is not a nut. It is a seed of the nutmeg tree and is used as a spice. The nutmeg tree is an evergreen tree that grows in Indonesia. More »

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Nutmeg is a spice native to the Spice Islands of Indonesia. It is the seed of the nutmeg tree and found inside of a fruit. The seed is ground into spice for use in cooking. Nutmeg is most familiar in the West as the main... More »

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