HyperDic: almond

English > 2 senses of the word almond:
NOUNplantalmond, sweet almond, Prunus dulcis, Prunus amygdalus, Amygdalus communissmall bushy deciduous tree native to Asia and North Africa having pretty pink blossoms and highly prized edible nuts enclosed in a hard green hull
foodalmondoval-shaped edible seed of the almond tree
almond > pronunciation
Soundsaa'mahnd
Rhymesabandoned ... Zealand: 132 rhymes with ahnd...
English > almond: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
Meaningsmall 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.
Synonymssweet almond, Prunus dulcis, Prunus amygdalus, Amygdalus communis
Partsalmondoval-shaped edible seed of the almond tree
Narrowerjordan almondVariety of large almond from Malaga, Spain
Broaderalmond treeAny of several small bushy trees having pink or white blossoms and usually bearing nuts
Spanishalmendra, almendro dulce, almendro, amygdalus communis, Amygdalus communis, prunus amygdalus, Prunus amygdalus, prunus dulcis
Catalanametller, amygdalus communis, Amygdalus communis, prunus amygdalus, Prunus amygdalus, prunus dulcis, Prunus dulcis
English > almond: 2 senses > noun 2, food
Meaningoval-shaped edible seed of the almond tree.
Part ofalmond, sweet almond, Prunus dulcis, Prunus amygdalus, Amygdalus communissmall bushy deciduous tree native to Asia and North Africa having pretty pink blossoms and highly prized edible nuts enclosed in a hard green hull
NarrowerJordan almondAn almond covered with a sugar coating / coating that is hard and flavored and colored
Broaderdrupe, stone fruitfleshy indehiscent fruit with a single seed
edible nutA hard-shelled seed consisting of an edible kernel or meat enclosed in a woody or leathery shell
Spanishalmendra
Catalanametlla
Adjectivesamygdalinerelated to or resembling an almond

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