how to pronounce nutmeg


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the above transcription of nutmeg is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

nutmeg is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of nutmeg in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… ingredients like you bought nutmeg once …”

meanings of nutmeg


  1. The aromatic seed of this tree, used as a spice.
  2. A grey-brown colour.
  3. The playing of the ball between the legs of an opponent.
  4. The powdered seed, ready for use.
  5. A whole nutmeg seed.
  6. An evergreen tree (Myristica fragrans) cultivated in the East Indies for its spicy seeds.


  1. To play the ball between the legs of (an opponent).
  2. To flavour with nutmeg.

nutmeg frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word nutmeg occurs in english on average 4.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics nutmeg can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that nutmeg can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

words with pronunciation similar to nutmeg


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