nutmeg oil


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nut·meg oil

(nŭt'meg oyl),
the volatile oil distilled from the dried kernels of the ripe seeds of Myristica fragrans; used as a flavoring agent and a carminative; in large quantities, it may produce narcosis and delirium; the fixed oil expressed from M. fragrans is used as a rubefacient.
Synonym(s): myristica oil
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