Jordan almond
noun Etymology: Middle English jardin almande, from Anglo-French jardin, gardin garden + Middle English almande almond Date: 1615 a large Spanish almond especially when salted or coated with sugar of various colors

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  • Jordan almond — n. [altered (by assoc. with the proper name Jordan) < ME jardyne almaunde < OFr jardin, garden + ME almande,ALMOND: i.e., a cultivated almond] 1. a variety of large Spanish almond 2. a confection consisting of such an almond with a hardened …   English World dictionary

  • Jordan almond — 1. a large, hard shelled, Spanish almond used esp. in confectionery. 2. an almond with a hard, colored coating of sugar. [1400 50; alter. of late ME jardyne almaund garden almond; see JARDINIERE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Jordan almond — Jor′dan al′mond n. 1) coo a hard shelled Spanish almond used esp. in confectionery 2) coo an almond with a hard sugar coating • Etymology: 1400–50; alter. of late ME jardyne almaund garden almond; see jardiniere …   From formal English to slang

  • Jordan almond — /dʒɔdən ˈamənd/ (say jawduhn ahmuhnd) noun a large, hard shelled type of Spanish almond. {Middle English jardyne (from French jardin garden) almaunde, i.e. garden almond. See almond} …   Australian English dictionary

  • jordan almond — noun variety of large almond from Malaga, Spain; used in confectionery • Hypernyms: ↑almond, ↑sweet almond, ↑Prunus dulcis, ↑Prunus amygdalus, ↑Amygdalus communis …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jordan almond — noun an almond covered with a sugar coating that is hard and flavored and colored • Hypernyms: ↑almond …   Useful english dictionary

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

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Almond oil — 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Almond tree — 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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