a type of candy consisting of sheets or fairly thick pieces of semisweet or milk chocolate to which almonds or almond pieces have been added.
the nutlike kernel of the fruit of either of two trees, Prunus dulcis (sweet almond) or P. dulcis amara (bitter almond) which grow in warm temperate regions. the tree itself. a delicate, pale tan. anything shaped like an almond, especially an ornament. of the color, taste, or shape of an almond. made or flavored with […]
- Almond cake
the residue of almonds from which oil has been expressed. Contemporary Examples Banana ice cream, frozen chocolate mousse, a web of spun sugar, almond cake, chocolate crunches. High-Concept Desserts from Star Chefs Jennie Yabroff January 14, 2011 Historical Examples I enclose ten shillings, and will send you the almond cake and potted lobster you ask […]
- Almond meal
the meal obtained by pulverizing blanched almonds, used chiefly in the manufacture of perfume and cosmetics. Historical Examples almond meal is sometimes used as an adulterant in ipecacuanha powder. Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley Beat eggs stiff, add sugar, and beat very stiff; add lemon rind grated; mix and add flour and almond […]
having long or narrow, oval-shaped eyes. Historical Examples A few squares of straw matting make a bath-house, and a big stone jar is the tub of comfort for the almond-eyed campaigner. The North Pacific Willis Boyd Allen There were seven in the party, including a heathen from the flowery kingdom, almond-eyed—Ah Yang. Fishing With The […]