almond-shaped
almond-shaped almond-shaped adj. having the shape of an almond, i.e. ellipsoidal with somewhat pointed ends.

Syn: amygdaliform, amygdaloid, amygdaloidal. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • almond-shaped — adjective shaped like an almond • Syn: ↑amygdaliform, ↑amygdaloid, ↑amygdaloidal • Similar to: ↑rounded * * * /ah meuhnd shaypt , am euhnd /; spelling pron. /al meuhnd shaypt /, adj. having an oval shape usually pointed at one or both ends …   Useful english dictionary

  • almond shaped — having the shape of an almond, having a narrow oval shape (especially of eyes) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • almond-shaped — /ˈamənd ʃeɪpt/ (say ahmuhnd shaypt) adjective having the shape of an almond; oval with pointed ends …   Australian English dictionary

  • almond-shaped — /ah meuhnd shaypt , am euhnd /; spelling pron. /al meuhnd shaypt /, adj. having an oval shape usually pointed at one or both ends. * * * …   Universalium

  • Almond — For other uses, see Almond (disambiguation). Almond Almond tree with ripening fruit. Majorca, Spain. Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • almond-eyed — adjective having almond shaped eyes • Similar to: ↑eyed * * * /ah meuhnd uyd , am euhnd /; spelling pron. /al meuhnd uyd /, adj. having long or narrow, oval shaped eyes. [1865 70] * * * alˈmond eyed adjective With apparently almond shaped eyes •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • almond — n. 1 the oval nutlike seed (kernel) of the stone fruit from the tree Prunus dulcis, of which there are sweet and bitter varieties. 2 the tree itself, of the rose family and allied to the peach and plum. Phrases and idioms: almond eyes narrow… …   Useful english dictionary

  • almond — [13] The l in almond is a comparatively recent addition; its immediate source, Latin amandula, did not have one (and nor, correspondingly, do French amande, Portuguese amendoa, Italian mandola, or German mandel). But the relative frequency of the …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • almond — [13] The l in almond is a comparatively recent addition; its immediate source, Latin amandula, did not have one (and nor, correspondingly, do French amande, Portuguese amendoa, Italian mandola, or German mandel). But the relative frequency of the …   Word origins

  • almond-eyed — adjective Date: 1850 having narrow slant almond shaped eyes …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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