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al·mond

 (ä′mənd, äl′-, ôl′-)
n.
1.
a. A deciduous tree (Prunus dulcis) in the rose family, native to Asia and northern Africa and having alternate, simple leaves, pink flowers, and leathery fruits.
b. The ellipsoidal kernel of this tree, either eaten as a nut or used for extraction of an oil for flavoring.
2. Any of several other plants, such as the Indian almond, especially those with fruits or seeds suggestive of the almond.
3. Something having the oval form of an almond.
4. A pale tan.

[Middle English almande, from Old French, from Late Latin amandula, alteration of Latin amygdala, from Greek amugdalē.]
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almond

(ˈɑːmənd)
n
1. (Plants) a small widely cultivated rosaceous tree, Prunus amygdalus, that is native to W Asia and has pink flowers and a green fruit containing an edible nutlike seed
2. (Cookery) the oval-shaped nutlike edible seed of this plant, which has a yellowish-brown shell
3. (Cookery) (modifier) made of or containing almonds: almond cake.
4. (Colours)
a. a pale yellowish-brown colour
b. (as adjective): almond wallpaper.
5. (Colours)
a. yellowish-green colour
b. (as adjective): an almond skirt.
6. anything shaped like an almond nut
[C13: from Old French almande, from Medieval Latin amandula, from Latin amygdala, from Greek amugdalē]
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al•mond

(ˈɑ mənd, ˈæm ənd; spelling pron. ˈæl mənd)

n.
1. the nutlike kernel of the fruit of either of two trees, Prunus dulcis, or P. dulcis amara (bitter almond), of the rose family.
2. the tree itself.
3. a pale tan.
4. anything shaped like an almond.
adj.
5. of the color, taste, or shape of an almond.
6. made or flavored with almonds: almond cookies.
[1250–1300; Middle English almande < Old French (dial.) alemande, < Late Latin amandula, < Greek amygdálē]
al′mond•like`, al′mond•y, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.almond - small bushy deciduous tree native to Asia and North Africa having pretty pink blossoms and highly prized edible nuts enclosed in a hard green hullalmond - small bushy deciduous tree native to Asia and North Africa having pretty pink blossoms and highly prized edible nuts enclosed in a hard green hull; cultivated in southern Australia and California
almond - oval-shaped edible seed of the almond tree
almond tree - any of several small bushy trees having pink or white blossoms and usually bearing nuts
jordan almond - variety of large almond from Malaga, Spain; used in confectionery
2.almond - oval-shaped edible seed of the almond treealmond - oval-shaped edible seed of the almond tree
edible nut - a hard-shelled seed consisting of an edible kernel or meat enclosed in a woody or leathery shell
Jordan almond - an almond covered with a sugar coating that is hard and flavored and colored
almond, Amygdalus communis, Prunus amygdalus, Prunus dulcis, sweet almond - small bushy deciduous tree native to Asia and North Africa having pretty pink blossoms and highly prized edible nuts enclosed in a hard green hull; cultivated in southern Australia and California
drupe, stone fruit - fleshy indehiscent fruit with a single seed: e.g. almond; peach; plum; cherry; elderberry; olive; jujube
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almond

noun
Related words
adjectives amygdaline, amygdaloid
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Translations
شَجَرَة اللَوْزلَوْزلَوز، لَوزَه
mandlemandloňmandlovník
mandelmandeltræ
بادام
mantelimantelipuu
badem
mandula
mandlamöndlutré
アーモンド
아몬드
migdolas
mandelemandeļkoks
migdalmigdală
mandelj
mandel
เมล็ดอัลมอนด์
badembadem içi
بادام
quả hạnh

almond

[ˈɑːmənd]
A. N (= nut) → almendra f; (= tree) → almendro m
B. ADJ an almond tasteun sabor a almendra
C. CPD [essence, extract] → de almendra(s)
almond oil Naceite m de almendra
almond paste Npasta f de almendras
almond tree Nalmendro m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

almond

[ˈɑːmənd] namande f chopped almonds, ground almonds, flaked almonds, almond tree, almond oil, almond essence, almond paste, almond extract, almond-shapedalmond essence nessence f d'amandealmond extract nextrait m d'amandealmond oil nhuile f d'amandealmond paste npâte f d'amandealmond-shaped [ˈɑːməndʃeɪpt] adj [eyes] → en amandealmond tree namandier m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

almond

nMandel f; (= tree)Mandelbaum m

almond

in cpdsMandel-;
almond-eyed
adjmandeläugig
almond oil
nMandelöl nt
almond paste
nMarzipanmasse f
almond-shaped
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

almond

[ˈɑːmənd] n (nut) → mandorla (also almond tree) → mandorlo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

almond

(ˈaːmənd) noun
1. (also almond tree) a kind of tree related to the peach.
2. the kernel of its fruit. The cake had raisins and almonds in it.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

almond

لَوْز mandle mandel Mandel αμύγδαλο almendra manteli amande badem mandorla アーモンド 아몬드 amandel mandel migdał amêndoa миндаль mandel เมล็ดอัลมอนด์ badem quả hạnh 杏仁
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almond

n. almendra.
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