Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Like almonds in taste or fragrance.

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  • adjective Redolent of almonds.

Etymologies

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almond +‎ -y

Examples

  • The olives are grown at a high altitude and produce a fragrant, almondy oil, quite unlike a peppery Tuscan one.

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  • Once it it, these little sandwiches are perfect little almondy bites.

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  • Helen echoes my sentiments beautifully when she talks of the "sensual pleasures" of experiencing, in succession, "the light frothy cream, the smooth, velvety custard, the tangy fruit mingling with the bouquet of wine or sherry or liqueur, and perhaps a touch of almondy crunchiness from ratafias or macaroons, and lastly the sweet, soft but crumbly texture of the sponge or sponge fingers."

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  • Once it it, these little sandwiches are perfect little almondy bites.

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  • On the nose, all of that classic citrus character is here -- coming through mainly as grapefruit, lemon and lemon zest aromas -- but what sets this apart from the boring lemon-water Pinot Grigios that line wine shop shelves is a subtle richness and faintly herbal, faintly almondy note.

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  • Very rich and well balanced with silky texture, a peach-like middle and a long almondy finish.

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  • The plane trees were sage green in the street lights and the air was heady with the almondy smell of cumulative blossom and bud break.

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  • On the nose, all of that classic citrus character is here -- coming through mainly as grapefruit, lemon and lemon zest aromas -- but what sets this apart from the boring lemon-water Pinot Grigios that line wine shop shelves is a subtle richness and faintly herbal, faintly almondy note.

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  • Keep on drinking the Obama Kool Aid Mr Lindorff. ignore that almondy taste of cyanide.

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  • They were full, as always, of lovely baubles: scarves and bangles and rings and gloves, and little marzipan fruits that I would devour before breakfast, the thick, almondy paste clinging to my tongue.

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