almond tree

Definitions of almond tree
  1. noun
    any of several small bushy trees having pink or white blossoms and usually bearing nuts
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    Amygdalus communis, Prunus amygdalus, Prunus dulcis, almond, sweet almond
    small bushy deciduous tree native to Asia and North Africa having pretty pink blossoms and highly prized edible nuts enclosed in a hard green hull; cultivated in southern Australia and California
    Amygdalus communis amara, Prunus dulcis amara, bitter almond
    almond trees having white blossoms and poisonous nuts yielding an oil used for flavoring and for medicinal purposes
    Prunus glandulosa, dwarf flowering almond
    small Chinese shrub with smooth unfurrowed dark red fruit grown especially for its red or pink or white flowers
    Prunus japonica, flowering almond, oriental bush cherry
    woody oriental plant with smooth unfurrowed red fruit grown especially for its white or pale pink blossoms
    Prunus tenella, Russian almond, dwarf Russian almond
    Asiatic shrub cultivated for its rosy red flowers
    Prunus triloba, flowering almond
    deciduous Chinese shrub or small tree with often trilobed leaves grown for its pink-white flowers
    jordan almond
    variety of large almond from Malaga, Spain; used in confectionery
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    fruit tree
    tree bearing edible fruit
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