Definition of almond noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

almond

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈɑːmənd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɑːmənd//
 
 
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the flat pale sweet nut of the almond tree used in cooking and to make almond oil ground almonds blanched almonds (= with their skins removed) almond paste almond eyes (= eyes shaped like almonds) almond blossom (= the flowers of the almond tree) Word Origin Middle English: from Old French alemande, from medieval Latin amandula, from Greek amugdalē.
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