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Bitter Almond

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Noun

1. amygdalus communis amara, bitter almond, prunus dulcis amara

almond trees having white blossoms and poisonous nuts yielding an oil used for flavoring and for medicinal purposes

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Bitter Almond

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a variety of almond whose bitter seeds yield hydrocyanic acid upon hydrolysis

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Bitter Almond

see synonyms of bitter almond
n.
A variety of almond (Prunus dulcis var. amara) having kernels that yield an oil consisting mostly of benzaldehyde and some hydrocyanic acid. The detoxified oil can be used for flavoring.

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