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Definition of the noun almond

What does almond mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: almonds

  1. 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
  2. oval-shaped edible seed of the almond tree
    • lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
    • more generic terms: edible nut = a hard-shelled seed consisting of an edible kernel or meat enclosed in a woody or leathery shell; drupe / stone fruit = fleshy indehiscent fruit with a single seed: e.g. almond; peach; plum; cherry; elderberry; olive
    • more specific term: Jordan almond = an almond covered with a sugar coating that is hard and flavored and colored
    • part of: Amygdalus communis / Prunus amygdalus / Prunus dulcis / sweet almond = 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

Alternative definition of the noun almond


  1. [countable] A type of tree nut.
  2. [countable] A small deciduous tree, Prunus dulcis, that produces almonds.
  3. [uncountable] The colour of the kernel of an almond without its shell and thin seed coat, a creamy off-white colour.
  4. [uncountable] The color of an almond still covered by its skin, a shade of brown.

Definition of the adjective almond

What does almond mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. brownish, resembling the colour of an almond nut


Who is Almond?

Almond a.k.a. Nina Dobrev is a Bulgarian Canadian actress and model. She played the role of Mia Jones, the single teenage mother, on Degrassi: The Next Generation, from the show's sixth to ninth season.


  1. Almond is a fictional character from the 1999 anime TV series Trouble Chocolate.
  2. Almond is a fictional character in the 2011 comedy film Wanderlust.

There are other characters with in their name, like Rose Almond, Marian Almond and Frances 'Frankie' Almond Smith.


"Almond" is a musical album of Aaron Martin.

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  1. Almond is a village in Portage County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 448 at the 2010 census.
  2. Almond is a town in Allegany County, New York, United States. The population was 1,633 at the 2010 census.
  3. Almond is a town in Portage County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 679 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of West Almond is located in the town.
  4. Almond is a village located in the town of Almond in Allegany County, New York, United States. The population was 466 at the 2010 census. Because the village is located on the county line, a small part is in the town of Hornellsville in Steuben County.
  5. Almond a.k.a. Almond, North Carolina: Almond is an unincorporated community in Swain County, North Carolina, United States. Almond is located on the Little Tennessee River and North Carolina Highway 28 7.9 miles west-southwest of Bryson City. Almond has a post office with ZIP code 28702, which opened on March 17, 1886. The community was named for Bud Almond, who provided the land on which the town was founded.

There are other places with in their name, like Almond Valley, Almond Township.


  1. Almond is a website.
  2. Almond is a family name.

Phrases with Almond

Phrases starting with the word Almond:

  1. almond oil
  2. Almond Milk
  3. almond moth
  4. almond tree
  5. almond-eyed
  6. almond cookie
  7. almond willow
  8. Almond Yoldia
  9. almond-shaped
  10. almond extract

Phrases ending with the word Almond:

  1. Java almond
  2. earth almond
  3. India Almond
  4. sweet almond
  5. Texas Almond
  6. bitter almond
  7. Desert Almond
  8. ground almond
  9. Indian Almond
  10. jordan almond

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Almond

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Google previewVegetarian Menus (2009)

and Everything You Need To Know About Nutrition by Julia Maitret

The almond is a typical Mediterranean tree. Sweet almond is the most healthy of the almonds, easy to digest and is completely assimilated. It has a considerable quantity of proteins. It is a good source of vitamins, minerals and predominates ...

Google previewManna (2000)

For the Mandelstams for the Mandelas by Hélène Cixous

The almond is a fruit that perfectly embodies this...

Google previewGardening for the South (2009)

by William White, J. Van Buren, James Camak

The almond is a native of Asia and northern Africa.

Google previewA Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1822)

by George Gregory

Amygdalus communis, or common almond, a native of Africa, grows to near 20 feet high. The white flowering almond is a variety of this species, and is cultivated for the sake of the flowers and the fruit, though the flowers are inferior to the red.

Google previewA New and Complete Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1819)

Including the Latest Improvement and Discovery and the Present States of Every Branch of Human Knowledge by George Gregory

Amygdalus communis, or common almond, a native of Africa, grows to near 20 feet high. The white flowering almond is a variety of this species, and is cultivated for ...

Google previewFlora's Dictionary (1837)

by Elizabeth Washington Wirt

The Almond is the earliest tree that puts forth its hlossoms In Syria, and is hence regarded as the emhlem and promise of...

Google previewPlant Evolution under Domestication (2012)

by Gideon Ladizinsky

Almond is a predominantly cross-pollinating self-incompatible nut crop requiring more than one cultivar of matching flowering time to be raised in the same orchard for adequate yield. The presence of bees is necessary to carry the pollen of ...

Google previewReport of the Proceedings at The...annual Meeting (1916)

by Northern Nut Growers Association

The President : The commercial almond is a rather long-lived tree in the countries where it is grown. Of course, here is a question of technique and individual behavior which only experience can answer. We ought to take some of these nuts ...

Google previewSterns Introductory Plant Biology (2016)

Biology, Botany by CTI Reviews

The almond is a species of tree native to the Middle East ...

Google previewJapan (2015)

by Christopher Dresser

The almond is the flower of spring. The sacred bean (Nelumbium) is the flower of summer. The chrysanthemum is the flower of autumn. We have just seen that the almond typifies beauty, and we may add that the Nelumbium is sacred. Buddha ...

Google previewA General Natural History: Or, New and Accurate Descriptions of the Animals, Vegetables, and Minerals of the Various Parts of the World; with the Virtues, and Uses, in Medecine and Mechanics ... by John Hill .. (1773)

A history of plants. By John Hill

The Bitter Almond is the produce of the same species with the sweet. Authors distinguish them, indeed, by the names of Amygdalus dulcis, and Amygdalus amara; but there is no distinction, except in the taste of the kernel. The oil of the bitter ...

Google previewA Botanical Dictionary (1805)

Or, Elements of Systematic and Philosophical Botany by Colin Milne

The Almond is a Drupa, so is the seed-vessel of the elm tree and the genus Rumphia ; though far from being pulpy or succulent, the first and third are of a substance like leather ; the second like parchment. The same may be said of the walnut, ...

Google previewProfessionalizing Offender Profiling (2011)

Forensic and Investigative Psychology in Practice by Laurence Alison, Lee Rainbow

Louise Almond is a Lecturer at The Institute of ...

Google previewThe Wizard of Food's Encyclopedia of Kitchen & Cooking Secrets (2010)

by Myles H. Bader

ALMOND. Almonds can be blanched by covering them with boiling water, removing from the heat, and covering them for about 3 to 4 minutes. After removing them from the water, the skins should easily slip off by squeezing them between your ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Healing Foods (2010)

by Michael T. Murray, Joseph Pizzorno

Bitter almonds are used to make almond oil, which is used as a flavoring agent for foods and liqueurs, such as Amaretto. They are otherwise inedible, as they naturally contain toxic substances, such as hydrocanic acid. These compounds are ...

Google previewSkin Care and Cosmetic Ingredients Dictionary (2014)

by M. Varinia Michalun, Joseph DiNardo

almond flour—used primarily in soaps for a thicker consistency and a scrubbing action. almond meal—used in cosmetic scrubs as an exfoliant. It does not have any other direct effect on the skin. It comes in different sieve sizes: #1, very fine, ...

Google previewThe Universal Gardener and Botanist: Or, A General Dictionary of Gardening and Botany ... The Second Edition. Carefully Revised ... and Very Much Enlarged, Etc (1797)

by Thomas MAWE (and ABERCROMBIE (John) Horticulturist.)

The Almond - Tree, which comprehends also the Peach and Nectarine. - o According to the Linnaean system of botany, all the sorts of Peaches and Nečtarines are retained as species of Amygdalus, under which genus we shall also range ...

Google previewInternational Dictionary of Food and Cooking (1998)

by Charles Gordon Sinclair

almond. flavouring. cepa Bot. Onion and spring onion Allium cepa Aggregatum Group Bot. Shallot Allium cepa var. proliferum Bot. Egyptian onion Allium fistulosum Boi. Welsh onion Allium porrum BoI Leek Allium ramosum Bot. Asian leek ...

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Almond Butter in Baby Sing Language, ASL

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Quotes about Almond

I said to the almond tree, "Friend, speak to me of God," and the almond tree blossomed. (Nikos Kazantzakis)
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Scrabble value of A1L1M3O1N1D2

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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