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 Meanings and Examples of ALMOND
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almond
 n.  deciduous tree, native to Asia and northern Africa and having alternate, simple leaves, pink flowers, and leathery fruits
Classic Sentence:
1  His gentle, soothing words and smiles were as soothing and softening as almond oil.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 4: Chapter 21
2  She decided to buy some plumcake but Downes's plumcake had not enough almond icing on top of it so she went over to a shop in Henry Street.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In CLAY
3  His hands, of which he took little care, were the despair of Aramis, who cultivated his with almond paste and perfumed oil.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 27 THE WIFE OF ATHOS
4  The raisins and almonds and figs and apples and oranges and chocolates and sweets were now passed about the table and Aunt Julia invited all the guests to have either port or sherry.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In THE DEAD
5  Two governesses were sitting with the Vogels at a table, on which were plates of raisins, walnuts, and almonds.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IX
6  Coquenard rose and took from a buffet a piece of cheese, some preserved quinces, and a cake which she had herself made of almonds and honey.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 32 A PROCURATOR'S DINNER
Example Sentence:
1  In cocktails and food you can taste a sweet flavoring of orange and almond.
2  The almond is a kind of peach tree, with a leathery fruit instead of a juicy one.
3  You blanch almonds to remove their skins.