sweet almond

Definitions of sweet almond
  1. noun
    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
    synonyms: Amygdalus communis, Prunus amygdalus, Prunus dulcis, almond
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    jordan almond
    variety of large almond from Malaga, Spain; used in confectionery
    type of:
    almond tree
    any of several small bushy trees having pink or white blossoms and usually bearing nuts
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