Definition of Almonds

1. Noun. (plural of almond) ¹

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Definition of Almonds

1. almond [n] - See also: almond

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Almonds

almond cookie
almond crescent
almond extract
almond furnace
almond furnaces
almond milk
almond moth
almond nucleus
almond oil
almond tree
almond trees
almond willow
almonds (current term)
almost doesn't count
almost everywhere

Literary usage of Almonds

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

1. The Boston Cooking-school Cook Book by Fannie Merritt Farmer (1896)
"Salted almonds I. Blanch one-fourth pound Jordan almonds and dry on a towel. ... When hot, put in one-fourth of the almonds and fry until delicately browned ..."

2. Elements of Chemistry: For the Use of Colleges, Academies, and Schools by Victor Regnault (1853)
"Oil of bitter almonds is a colourless, very fluid liquid, ... Oil of bitter almonds rapidly absorbs the oxygen of the air, and is converted into benzoic ..."

3. International Exhibition, 1876: Official Catalogue by United States Centennial Commission (1876)
"almonds and raisins. 611 80 Prieto, Eusebio, Reus, Province of Tarragona. ... almonds and hazelnuts. 611 82 Pellicer. Francisco, Porrera, Province of 1 ..."

4. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1887)
"HATCH: I did not speak in favor of my own almonds. I said the California seedlings, just the same as those gentlemen have noticed. ..."

5. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"Ripe almonds contain about 3 pc of sucrose. According to Osborne and Campbell (J. Amer. Chem. ... Bitter almonds contain, besides the oil, amygdalin and ..."

6. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1883)
"almonds were dutiable, by that name, at 40 per cent, in Schedule B of the act of 1846. Under the act of 1857 the duty on the articles in said Schedule B was ..."

7. Things Chinese: Or, Notes Connected with China by James Dyer Ball (1904)
"The Chinese are fond of almonds. One of the chief native restaurants in ... almonds are used in cakes, etc., and in the preparation of what is known as ..."

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