What does the word almond mean?

Usage examples for almond

  1. The green and pleasant spring cultivation, the darkly fair verdure of several young olive- trees, here and there a graceful palm, now broad leafy shadowy fig- trees, the delicate almond and the pretty pomegranate, all the treasures of the gardens of Misratah, raised our joy to ecstasy. – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  2. In the middle of the meal the youth let an almond fall out of his mouth, which, however, he picked up again very quickly and hid under the table- cloth. – The Grey Fairy Book by Andrew Lang
  3. Her eyes became ox- like in an utter absence of almond outline. – The Mirror of Kong Ho by Ernest Bramah