Amygdalus communis
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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  • Amygdalus communis — paprastasis migdolas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erškėtinių šeimos maistinis, medingas, vaistinis augalas (Amygdalus communis), vedantis valgomas sėklas. Paplitęs Azijos pietvakariuose. Naudojamas prieskoniams gaminti. atitikmenys: lot …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Amygdalus communis — 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 • Syn: ↑almond, ↑sweet almond, ↑Prunus dulcis …   Useful english dictionary

  • Amygdalus communis — Amandier Prunus dulcis …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Amygdalus communis — …   Википедия

  • AMYGDALUS COMMUNIS L. - МИНДАЛЬ ОБЫКНОВЕННЫЙ — см. 387. Дерево. Кустарник. A. communis L. М. обыкновенный Sp. pl. (1753) 473. Фл. СССР X (1941) 524, табл. XXXII. Жуковский (1950) 338, рис.; (1964) 427. Пахомова (1961) 217. S y n. Prunus communis Fritsch; P. amygdalus Stokes; Druparia… …   Справочник растений

  • Amygdalus communis L. — Symbol PRDU Synonym Symbol AMCO14 Botanical Family Rosaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Amygdalus communis amara — noun almond trees having white blossoms and poisonous nuts yielding an oil used for flavoring and for medicinal purposes • Syn: ↑bitter almond, ↑Prunus dulcis amara • Hypernyms: ↑almond tree …   Useful english dictionary

  • Amygdalus dulcis — paprastasis migdolas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erškėtinių šeimos maistinis, medingas, vaistinis augalas (Amygdalus communis), vedantis valgomas sėklas. Paplitęs Azijos pietvakariuose. Naudojamas prieskoniams gaminti. atitikmenys: lot …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • AMYGDALUS L. — МИНДАЛЬ — 387. Amygdalus L. Миндаль см …   Справочник растений

  • Prunus communis — paprastasis migdolas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erškėtinių šeimos maistinis, medingas, vaistinis augalas (Amygdalus communis), vedantis valgomas sėklas. Paplitęs Azijos pietvakariuose. Naudojamas prieskoniams gaminti. atitikmenys: lot …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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