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noun al·mond \ˈäm-ənd, ˈam-; ˈäl-mənd, ˈal-\

Medical Definition of almond

  1. 1:  a small tree (Prunus amygdalus) of the rose family with flowers and young fruit resembling those of the peach

  2. 2:  the drupaceous fruit of the almond; especially :  its ellipsoidal edible kernel used as a nut—compare amygdalin



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