Definition of Earth almond

1. Noun. European sedge having small edible nutlike tubers.

Exact synonyms: Chufa, Cyperus Esculentus, Ground Almond, Rush Nut, Yellow Nutgrass
Generic synonyms: Sedge
Group relationships: Cyperus, Genus Cyperus



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Literary usage of Earth almond

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1. The Cultivator by New York State Agricultural Society (1857)
"Chufas or earth almond. MESSRS. ... send yon by express a small package of the new esculent, "Chufas or earth almond," recently distributed by the US Patent ..."

2. Stoddart's Encyclopaedia Americana: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and by American supplement, Encyclopaedia britannica (1884)
"A native species, Ci/perus Hydra, also makes tubers, much smaller than those of the earth-almond, besides having numerous creeping roots, which make the ..."

3. The California Culturist: A Journal of Agriculture, Horticulture, Mechanism (1860)
"THE CHUFA OB, EARTH-ALMOND. ... or earth-almond, as it in frequently called, is a native of Southern Europe, and is very extensively cultivated in Spain, ..."

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