bitter almond

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bitter almond

noun

Definition of BITTER ALMOND

:  an almond with a bitter taste that contains amygdalin; also :  a tree (Prunus dulcis amara) producing bitter almonds

First Known Use of BITTER ALMOND

1601

bitter almond

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BITTER ALMOND

: an almond with a bitter taste that contains amygdalin; also : a tree (Prunus dulcis amara) of the rose family (Rosaceae) producing bitter almonds

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