Bitter-almond



See under almond (def 1).
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 almonds:
almond cookies.
Historical Examples

Poisons: Their Effects and Detection Alexander Wynter Blyth
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley
Heroes of Science M. M. Pattison Muir
Coal Raphael Meldola
Stanford Stories Charles K. Field
The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Various

noun
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
the oval-shaped nutlike edible seed of this plant, which has a yellowish-brown shell
(modifier) made of or containing almonds: almond cake, related adjectives amygdaline amygdaloid

a pale yellowish-brown colour
(as adjective): almond wallpaper

Also called almond green

yellowish-green colour
(as adjective): an almond skirt

anything shaped like an almond nut
n.

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