Definition of Sweet almond

1. 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.

Exact synonyms: Almond, Amygdalus Communis, Prunus Amygdalus, Prunus Dulcis
Terms within: Almond
Generic synonyms: Almond Tree
Specialized synonyms: Jordan Almond



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Literary usage of Sweet almond

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"The bitter almond is rather broader and shorter than Ik sweet almond and has a bitter taste. It contains about 50% of the fixed oil which also occurs in ..."

2. The Fruits and Fruit-trees of America: Or, the Culture, Propagation, and by Andrew Jackson Downing, Charles Downing (1900)
"The kernel of the sweet almond is highly esteemed as an article of food, and is largely ... The sweet almond is the only variety considered of value here ..."

3. The Fruits and Fruit-trees of America, Or, the Culture, Propagation, and by Andrew Jackson Downing, Charles Downing (1883)
"The kernel of the sweet almond is highly esteemed as an article of food, and is largely ... The sweet almond is the only variety considered of value here, ..."

4. The Trees of America: Native and Foreign, Pictorially and Botanically by Daniel Jay Browne (1846)
"For this reason we describe the bitter and sweet almond under one head, ... to that of the sweet almond, particularly for giving a flavour, and for stocks ..."

5. Foods: Their Composition and Analysis: A Manual for the Use of Analytical by Alexander Wynter Blyth (1896)
"The sweet almond, the seed of Amygdalus communis, and the bitter almond, the seed of Amygdalus communis, var. amara. enter either in whole or in part into ..."

6. The Fruits and Fruit Trees of America: Or, The Culture, Propagation, and by Andrew Jackson Downing, Charles Downing (1860)
"The kernel of the sweet almond is highly esteemed as an article of food, and is largely ... The sweet almond is the only variety considered of value here, ..."

7. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"The bitter almond is rather broader and shorter than Ik sweet almond and has a bitter taste. It contains about 50% of the fixed oil which also occurs in ..."

8. The Fruits and Fruit-trees of America: Or, the Culture, Propagation, and by Andrew Jackson Downing, Charles Downing (1900)
"The kernel of the sweet almond is highly esteemed as an article of food, and is largely ... The sweet almond is the only variety considered of value here ..."

9. The Fruits and Fruit-trees of America, Or, the Culture, Propagation, and by Andrew Jackson Downing, Charles Downing (1883)
"The kernel of the sweet almond is highly esteemed as an article of food, and is largely ... The sweet almond is the only variety considered of value here, ..."

10. The Trees of America: Native and Foreign, Pictorially and Botanically by Daniel Jay Browne (1846)
"For this reason we describe the bitter and sweet almond under one head, ... to that of the sweet almond, particularly for giving a flavour, and for stocks ..."

11. Foods: Their Composition and Analysis: A Manual for the Use of Analytical by Alexander Wynter Blyth (1896)
"The sweet almond, the seed of Amygdalus communis, and the bitter almond, the seed of Amygdalus communis, var. amara. enter either in whole or in part into ..."

12. The Fruits and Fruit Trees of America: Or, The Culture, Propagation, and by Andrew Jackson Downing, Charles Downing (1860)
"The kernel of the sweet almond is highly esteemed as an article of food, and is largely ... The sweet almond is the only variety considered of value here, ..."

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