from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A deciduous tree (Prunus dulcis), native to Asia and northern Africa and having alternate, simple leaves, pink flowers, and leathery fruits.
- n. The ellipsoidal kernel of this tree, either eaten as a nut or used for extraction of an oil for flavoring.
- n. Any of several other plants, such as the Indian almond, especially those with fruits or seeds suggestive of the almond.
- n. Something having the oval form of an almond.
- n. A pale tan.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A type of tree nut.
- n. A small deciduous tree, Prunus dulcis, that produces almonds.
- n. The colour of the kernel of an almond without its shell and thin seed coat, a creamy off-white colour.
- n. The color of an almond still covered by its skin, a shade of brown.
- adj. Brownish, resembling the colour of an almond nut.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The fruit of the almond tree.
- n. The tree that bears the fruit; almond tree.
- n. Anything shaped like an almond.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The stone or kernel of the fruit of Prunus (Amygdalus) communis, the almond-tree (which see).
- n. Anything shaped like an almond; an ornament in the shape of an almond; specifically, a piece of rock-crystal used in adorning branched candlesticks.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. 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
- n. oval-shaped edible seed of the almond tree
Their action was intended as a play on the word "almond" in French - amande, which is close to the word "fine" - amende.
The almond is found in savory dishes such as almond soup, almond mole and picadillo, and in desserts like almond flan, cookies, and even almond rompope, a traditional Christmas beverage.
It is a thin almond biscuit, curved like a roman tile.
I want to make a pumpkin/honey dessert now ... on me: Continues to be yum, but the almond is muscling its way to the front.
Mexico City, México D.F. Chicken in almond mole: Pollo en mole almendrado by
Chicken in almond mole: Pollo en mole almendrado: Mexican Recipe
But the actual amount of almonds used in almond-based beverages is small.
Dr. Woods liquid soap is available in almond, black, peppermint, lavender and tea tree formulations in 8, 16 and 32 oz bottles.
Chicken in almond sauce: Pollo en salsa de almendras: Mexican Recipe
Chicken in almond sauce: Pollo en salsa de almendras by