almandine

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

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Recent Examples on the Web Whole turkey with sides for 6 (gravy, dauphinoise, cauliflower and squash gratin, haricots verts almandine, macaroni and cheese casserole, cranberry relish, rolls, pie.) $150. Polly Campbell, Cincinnati.com, "Where to eat on Thanksgiving if you don't feel like cooking. Or washing dishes," 13 Nov. 2019 Followed was a bountiful buffet of seafood gumbo, prime rib, shrimp alfredo, Lyonnaise potatoes, green beans almandine, creamed spinach and chocolate cake. Elizabeth Moore, NOLA.com, "North Shore Notables: Rotary Club honors scholars of the year," 6 May 2018 Side dishes include familiar steakhouse favorites such as au gratin potatoes, ratatouille, creamed spinach, green beans almandine and Caesar, wedge or house salads with walnuts, goat cheese and a champagne-tarragon vinaigrette. Bud Kennedy, star-telegram, "If you miss Dallas’ The Palm steakhouse, sail an hour south to the Harbor Inn," 7 Aug. 2017

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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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/almandine. Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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