Almond (noun)

  1. A small, oval nut with a hard, woody shell and a sweet, edible kernel.
  2. The tree which produces this nut.

Origin:

Old english amand(e), via latin from greek amugdalē, from amugdalos "amygdala" (the almond-shaped organ in the brain).

Examples:

  1. She ate a handful of almonds as a snack.
  2. Almond milk is a popular alternative to cow's milk.
  3. Almond oil is used in cosmetics and cooking.
  4. Almond paste is used in baking.
  5. The almond tree is a common sight in Mediterranean countries.
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