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Definition of the adjective almond-shaped
What does almond-shaped mean as an attribute of a noun?
- shaped like an almond
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Word 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 - ...
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 ...
The Cat Encyclopedia (2014)
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 ...
The Describer's Dictionary (1995)
A Treasury of Terms and Literary Quotations by David Grambs
pictographic, hieroglyphic Particular Shapes or Likenesses acorn-shaped glandiform, glanduliform almond-shaped amygdaloid, amygdaliform alphabet- like alphabetiform amoeba-shaped amoebiform, amoeboid crescent-shaped cliff at the ...
The 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 ...
A 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.
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; ...
Flip 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 ...
A 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, ...
Almond-shaped. The more common term Is Amtodaloxdal (a. v.). 2. As substan. Oeol.: Any rock in which round or almond- shaped nodules of some mineral, such as agate, chalcedony, calc spar, or zeolite , ...
by Caroline Wormeley Latimer
Any almond-shaped body, especially the tonsil, a. amara. Bitter almond [U. S. Ph. ]. amygdalae cerebelll. Syn. : cerebellar tonsils, lobuli cercbelli spinales. A pair of cerebellar lolwles, projecting from the inferior surface of the cerebellum, ...
by Peter Austin Nuttall
trap rock, resembling almonds, generally vesicular, with embedded round or almond-shaped minerals, such as agate, calcareous spar, calcedony, jasper, or zeolites.—Amygda/ife is the name of the almond-stone. Am'ylate (Lat. starch), ...
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