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.
Terms within: Almond
Generic synonyms: Almond Tree
Specialized synonyms: Jordan Almond
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amygdalus Communis
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. ..."