A genus of apetalous trees, constituting the order Myristiceæ, and characterized by diæcious regular flowers with a three-lobed calyx and united filaments, a single ovary-cell and ovule, and alternate leaves.
[lowercase] In drugstore, the kernel associated with the seed of Myristica fragrans. It is aromatic and notably narcotic. See cut under arillode.
In zoology, a genus of gastropods.
type genus of Myristicaceae; exotic Asian evergreen woods with little white or yellowish blossoms followed closely by fleshy fresh fruits