almandine

noun

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

Examples of almandine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Macklowe Gallery’s antique Victorian 15K gold demi-parure comprising pendant earrings and a pendant brooch with chain is set with over 10.00 TCW of cabochon almandine garnets. Beth Bernstein, Forbes, 3 Jan. 2023 The buffet will feature soups and salads; carved roasted turkey with cranberry sauce and gravy; an omelet station; 10 side dishes including mashed potatoes, stuffing and green bean almandine; and a chef’s display of traditional holiday desserts. Amy Drew Thompson, orlandosentinel.com, 6 Nov. 2020 In January, it is associated with the warmth of the regal and romantic red family of garnets—pyrope, almandine and rhodalite. Beth Bernstein, Forbes, 3 Jan. 2023 There's giblet gravy, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, sweet potato soufflé, green bean almandine, green salad and dressing, bake at home dinner rolls. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 12 Nov. 2022 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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Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of almandine was in the 15th century

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“Almandine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/almandine. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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almandine

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

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