Definition of Ground almond

1. Noun. European sedge having small edible nutlike tubers.

Exact synonyms: Chufa, Cyperus Esculentus, Earth Almond, Rush Nut, Yellow Nutgrass
Generic synonyms: Sedge
Group relationships: Cyperus, Genus Cyperus

Lexicographical Neighbors of Ground Almond

ground-controlled approach
ground-effect machine
ground-effect vehicle
ground-emplaced mine
ground-service crew
ground almond (current term)
ground attack
ground bait
ground ball
ground ball with eyes
ground bar
ground beef
ground beefs
ground beetle
ground bundles
ground cable
ground cedar
ground cherry

Literary usage of Ground almond

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

1. Workshop receipts by Robert Haldane (1883)
"(1) ground almond cake, from which tlie oil has been expressed, ... spirits, weak acids, &c., for some time, (2) ground almond cake as (1), or linseed cuke, ..."

2. American Druggist (1889)
"... they were mixed with burnt or charred walnut shells, to the extent of 50 per cent. Cinnamon is cheapened by the addition of ground almond and cocoanut ..."

3. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science; Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1874)
"... or as much us is sufficient. AMYO'DAL.K PI.ACKN'TA. Al'mimd t'akc, is tho cake left after the expression of the oil. The ground Almond Cuke, ..."

4. The New International Encyclopaedia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1906)
"GROUND-ALMOND. See CHUFA. GROUND-ANNUAL. In the law of Scotland, an annual rent or annuity paid by the owner of land to a creditor, or to the vendor of the ..."

5. A Dictionary of Every-day Wants: Containing Twenty Thousand Receipts in by Alexander E. Youman (1872)
"Rub the eggs and honey together first, then gradually add the oil, and finally the ground almond's and the perfume. GREASE, To Preserve. ..."

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