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Definition of the adjective almond-shaped

What does almond-shaped mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. shaped like an almond
    • examples: Aliens are often depicted with dark, almond-shaped eyes. | Her dark, almond-shaped eyes were remarkably beautiful.
    • synonyms of almond-shaped: amygdaliform / amygdaloid / amygdaloidal
    • similar: rounded

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for almond-shaped

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Google previewThe Diner's Dictionary (2012)

Word Origins of Food and Drink by John Ayto

The Greek word for 'almond', perhaps borrowed from some non-Indo-European language, was amugdálè, which was taken over by Latin as amygdala (source of English amygdala 'almond-shaped mass of nerve tissue in the brain', amygdalin ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

almond-shaped: amygdaloid lance-shaped: lanceolate arrowhead-shaped: sagittate lens or lentil seed-shaped: lenticular bell-shaped: campanulate lyre- shaped: lyrate berry-shaped: aciniform/bacciform needle-shaped: acerose/ beloneform ...

Google previewDictionary of Gems and Gemology (2013)

by Mohsen Manutchehr-Danai

An almond-shaped and sometimes engraved gemstone. amygdaloidal; containing amygdules. Like or pertaining to an amygdaloid, or a geode, which has formed in an amygdaloid. Also called amygdaloid geode. amygdaloidal diabase; ...

Google previewWord Parts Dictionary (2000)

Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan

almond-shaped amygdal- (amygdaliform) anchor- shaped ancyr- (ancyroid) angle -angle (quadrangle); angul(rectangular); -gon ( polygon); ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

Almond-shaped; See Almond. Cf. Lentiform; Napiform. Rel. Form 2; Shape 2; Outline Shape. AMYL ALCOHOL Colourless liquid with a cough-inducing odour.

Google previewA Dictionary of Ecology (2010)

by Michael Allaby

'almond-shaped' cavity or vesicle within a lava that is filled with secondary minerals (e.g. *calcite, quartz, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (2006)

by James Stevens Curl

Almond-shaped...

Google previewDictionary of Early English (1955)

by Joseph T. Shipley

Amygdaliferous, almond-bearing; amygdaloid, almond-shaped, also a rock with mineral nodes (agate, etc.) the shape of almonds, Amygdalitis, however, is tonsillitis.

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

amygdaliform Almond-shaped. Amygdalus (almond, peach) (family * Rosaceae) A genus of 40 species, from temperate Asia, but almond, peach, apri_ cot, and ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Psychology (2009)

by Andrew M. Colman

An almond-shaped brain structure in the *limbic system at the base of the inside of each ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Nuclear Physics and its Applications (2013)

by Reinhard Stock

Shown is the almond-shaped fireball, the fonrvard- and backward-moving spectators, and the reaction plane determined by the beam direction 2 and the impact parameter vector 5 ...

Google previewThe Cat Encyclopedia (2014)

by DK

Silver-spotted tabby coat Large,almond-shaped eyes with dark rims Adaptable and confident, the Ocicat is a curious and playful breed that responds well to training. Despite its name, this spotted beauty is not a cross between the domestic cat ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

spinel almond amygdala, essence, flavour, nut almond confection marzipan almond emulsion orgeat almond flavoured liqueur ratafia almond paste marzipan almond-shaped amygdaloid almond syrup orgeat almoner accountant, banker, ...

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