Definition of Bitter almond oil

1. Noun. Pale yellow essential oil obtained from bitter almonds by distillation from almond cake or meal.

Generic synonyms: Essential Oil, Volatile Oil

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bitter Almond Oil

bitt pin
bitter almond
bitter almond oil (current term)
bitter aloes
bitter apple
bitter betch
bitter chocolate
bitter cress
bitter dock
bitter end
bitter ends
bitter floom
bitter hickory
bitter lemon
bitter melon
bitter melons

Literary usage of Bitter almond oil

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1. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1858)
"Appendix to bitter almond oil. Laurel-oil. — From the fresh leaves of ... Peach-leaf oil contains, in addition to bitter almond oil, an oil having the odour ..."

2. Elementary Chemistry, Theoretical and Practical by George Fownes (1855)
"HYDRIDE OF BENZOYL ; BITTER-ALMOND OIL ; BzH.—This substance is prepared in large quantities, principally for the use of the perfumer, by distilling with ..."

3. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1871)
"It is also produced by the action of fuming sulphuric acid on bitter almond oil (Laurent, Ann. Ch. Phys. [2], Ixv. 202), aud by heating amygdalin with ..."

4. A Manual of Elementary Chemistry, Theoretical and Practical by George Fownes (1869)
"It is very doubtful whether pure bitter-almond oil is poisonous; but the crude product, sometimes used for imparting an agreeable flavor to confectionery, ..."

5. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"Hence the press-cakes from almonds find a profitable outlet in the manufacture of genuine ' ethereal bitter almond oil,' which is prepared by triturating ..."

6. Technical Methods of Chemical Analysis by Georg Lunge (1914)
"bitter almond oil.—Prepared by the fermentation and subsequent distillation of bitter ... bitter almond oil containing Hydrocyanic Acid.-—dls° 1-045-1-070, ..."

7. The Volatile Oils by Eduard Gildemeister, Friedrich Hoffmann (1900)
"bitter almond oil is first mentioned in the writings of Saladin of 4NS anil those of ... The presence of hydrocyanic acid in bitter almond oil was first ..."

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