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Noun: almond  aa(l)-mund or al-mund
  1. 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
    - sweet almond, Prunus dulcis, Prunus amygdalus, Amygdalus communis
     
  2. Oval-shaped edible seed of the almond tree

Derived forms: almonds

Type of: almond tree, drupe, edible nut, nut, stone fruit

Encyclopedia: Almond, Oliver