Definition of Amygdalus communis

1. Noun. 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.

Exact synonyms: Almond, Prunus Amygdalus, Prunus Dulcis, Sweet Almond
Terms within: Almond
Generic synonyms: Almond Tree
Specialized synonyms: Jordan Almond



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amygdalus Communis

Amur
Amur River
Amur leopard
Amur privet
Amurdag
Amussat's valve
Amuzgo
Amy
Amy Lowell
Amy Lyon
Amyas
Amycolatopsis
Amygdalaceae
Amygdalus
Amygdalus communis
Amygdalus communis amara
Amyraldism
AnCC
AnDTe
AnOC
Anabaena
Anabantidae
Anabaptism
Anabaptisms
Anabaptist
Anabaptist denomination
Anabaptistries
Anabaptistry
Anabaptists

Literary usage of Amygdalus communis

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1. The plants of the Bible, trees and shrubs by John Hutton Balfour (1857)
"THE almond-tree is the amygdalus communis of botanists. It is referred to in Scripture under the Hebrew name of Shaked. The Hebrew word IMZ, which occurs ..."

2. Medicinal Plants: Being Descriptions with Original Figures of the Principal ...by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen (1880)
"The seed of the sweet almond tree, amygdalus communis, var. dulcis, DC; 2. ... The fixed oil obtained from the kernel of the fruit of amygdalus communis; 4. ..."

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