from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or resembling an almond.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, almonds.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or resembling the almond. Pertaining to the amygdala of the brain.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. related to or resembling an almond
But, this being proved, is it now very improbable that both were derived from the almond, or from some common amygdaline progenitor?
The tonsilla (tonsilla cerebelli; amygdaline nucleus) is a rounded mass, situated in the hemispheres.
n. - glucoside in bitter almonds, used as an expectorant. amygdaline, adj. pertaining to almonds; pertaining to tonsils.
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