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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for plume nutmeg in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


plume nutmeg (plural plume nutmegs)

  1. (botany) An aromatic Australian tree (Atherosperma moschatum), whose numerous carpels are tipped with long plumose persistent styles.