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almond

(Encyclopedia) almond, name for a small tree (Prunus amygdalus) of the family Rosaceae (rose family) and for the nutlike, edible seed of its drupe fruit. The nuts of sweet-almond varieties are eaten?

flowering almond

(Encyclopedia) flowering almond, name for several species of ornamental shrubs of the genus Prunus, of the family Rosaceae (rose family), chiefly those which also include the true almond, peach, plum?

Brewer's: Almond Tree

Grey hairs. The Preacher thus describes old age: ?In the day when the keepers of the house (the hands) shall tremble, and the strong men (the legs) bow themselves, and the grinders (the?

myrobalan

(Encyclopedia) myrobalan, name for the cherry plum and also for several Asian almond trees.

benzaldehyde

(Encyclopedia) benzaldehyde b?nz?ld?h?d or benzenecarbonalb?n?z?nkrb?n?l, C6H5CHO, colorless liquid aldehyde with a characteristic almond odor. It boils at 180&degC;, is soluble in ethanol,?

Aaron's-rod

(Encyclopedia) Aaron's-rod, popular name for several tall-flowering, infrequently branching plants, such as goldenrod and mullein. The name is an allusion to the rod that Aaron placed before the?

Glenalmond

(Encyclopedia) Glenalmond gl?nm?nd, valley of the Almond River, Perth and Kinross, central Scotland, N of Crieff. A huge flat stone marks the traditional grave of Ossian, the legendary Gaelic poet?

Paxo

(Encyclopedia) Paxo pks? or Paxosp?ks?s, island (1991 pop. 2,175), c.7 sq mi (18 sq km), NW Greece, in the Ionian Sea; one of the Ionian Islands. Olive oil, citrus fruits, and almonds are?