sweet almond


sweet almond
noun
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
Hypernyms: ↑almond tree
Hyponyms: ↑jordan almond
Part Meronyms: ↑almond

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noun
: an almond that produces sweet edible seeds and forms a distinct variety (Prunus amygdalus dulcis) of the common almond; also : the edible seed of this tree — compare bitter almond

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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