al·​man·​dine | \ ˈal-mən-ˌdēn How to pronounce almandine (audio) , -ˌdīn \

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Recent Examples on the Web Sitting at the bar with her sister, regular Jasmine McWillie said the water crisis wouldn’t stop her from dining out on salmon and shrimp almandine. Molly Hennessy-fiske, Washington Post, 5 Sep. 2022

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First Known Use of almandine

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for almandine

Middle English alemaundine, from Anglo-French alamandine, alteration of Old French alabandine, from Medieval Latin alabandina, from Alabanda, ancient city in Asia Minor

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“Almandine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2022.

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