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Almonds a.k.a. The almond is a species of tree native to the Middle East and South Asia. "Almond" is also the name of the edible and widely cultivated seed of this tree. Within the genus Prunus, it is classified with the peach in the subgenus Amygdalus, distinguished from the other subgenera by the corrugated shell surrounding the seed.

  • also known as Nuts, almonds
  • more generic: Nut
  • more specific: Almond meal

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Google previewManual of Materia Medica and Therapeutics (1866)

Being an Abridgement of the Late Dr. Pereira's Elements of Materia Medica by John Frederic Farre, Robert Bentley, Horatio C. Wood (Jr.)

—The officinal oil of bitter almonds is a yellowish liquid, with the odor of hydrocyanic acid, and a bitter, acrid taste.

Google previewThe Book of Numbers (1992)

The almonds is a symbol for the word of God, the appetizing spiritual food, it has an outer bitter shell (the literal ...

Google previewThe Simple Heart Cure (2013)

The 90 Day Program to Stop and Reverse Heart Disease by Chauncey Crandall, M.D.

But perhaps the best thing about almonds is that even though they may taste fattening, they actually contain the “good” monounsaturated oils, not the nasty saturated stuff. So they can fill you up without getting you fat. Like oat flour, almond ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2013)

by Andrew Smith

Almonds were particularly important during the Middle Ages; at that time, marzipan, a sweet almond-paste confection, was introduced by Arabs into western Europe. Recipes using almonds appear in Medieval English cookery manuscripts.

Google previewThe Cooks and Confectioners Dictionary (1724)

Or, The Accomplish'd Housewives Companion ... by John Nott

PUT a Pound of Harts-horn to two (Liarts and a Pint of Water, boil it to almost half the Wantity, and strain it through a Jelly-Bag; beat twelve Ounces 'os Almonds blanch'd, with two Spoonfuls of Orangez water, and fifteen Spoonfuls os Cream: ...

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For tender almonds go to Aragona, to see beautiful young girls go to Favara.
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Scrabble value of A1L1M3O1N1D2S1

The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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