Salix amygdalina
Almond Alm"ond ([aum]"m[u^]nd), n. [OE. almande, almaunde, alemaunde, F. amande, L. amygdala, fr. Gr. 'amygda`lh: cf. Sp. almendra. Cf. {Amygdalate}.] 1. The fruit of the almond tree. [1913 Webster]

Note: The different kinds, as bitter, sweet, thin-shelled, thick-shelled almonds, and Jordan almonds, are the products of different varieties of the one species, {Amygdalus communis}, a native of the Mediterranean region and western Asia. [1913 Webster]

2. The tree that bears the fruit; almond tree. [1913 Webster]

3. Anything shaped like an almond. Specifically: (Anat.) One of the tonsils. [1913 Webster]

{Almond oil}, fixed oil expressed from sweet or bitter almonds.

{Oil of bitter almonds}, a poisonous volatile oil obtained from bitter almonds by maceration and distillation; benzoic aldehyde.

{Imitation oil of bitter almonds}, nitrobenzene.

{Almond tree} (Bot.), the tree bearing the almond.

{Almond willow} (Bot.), a willow which has leaves that are of a light green on both sides; almond-leaved willow ({Salix amygdalina}). --Shenstone. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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