white mace
Mace Mace, n. [F. macis, L. macis, macir, Gr. ?; cf. Skr. makaranda the nectar or honey of a flower, a fragrant mango.] (Bot.) A kind of spice; the aril which partly covers nutmegs. See {Nutmeg}. [1913 Webster]

Note: {Red mace} is the aril of {Myristica tingens}, and {white mace} that of {Myristica Otoba}, -- East Indian trees of the same genus with the nutmeg tree. [1913 Webster]


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