bitter almond

noun

Definition of bitter almond

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

First Known Use of bitter almond

1577


Medical Dictionary

bitter almond

noun

Medical Definition of bitter almond

  1. :  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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