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1. A large variety of almond from Málaga, Spain, used widely in confections.
2. An almond with a hard, colored, flavored sugar coating.
[By folk etymology from Middle English jardin almaund : Old French jardin, garden; see jardinière + almande, almond; see almond.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. (Plants) a large variety of Spanish almond used in confectionery
2. (Cookery) a sugar-coated almond
[C15: by folk etymology from earlier jardyne almaund, literally: garden almond, from Old French jardin garden]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. a hard-shelled Spanish almond used esp. in confectionery.
2. an almond with a hard sugar coating.
[1400–50; alter. of late Middle English jardyne almaund garden almond; see jardiniere]
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|Noun||1.||jordan almond - variety of large almond from Malaga, Spain; used in confectionery|
|2.||Jordan almond - an almond covered with a sugar coating that is hard and flavored and colored|
almond - oval-shaped edible seed of the almond tree
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