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amygdalaceous

[uh-mig-duh-ley-shuh s] /əˌmɪg dəˈleɪ ʃəs/
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1.
belonging or pertaining to the Amygdalaceae, a family of plants bearing fruit containing a single hard seed.
Origin of amygdalaceous
1850-1855
1850-55; < New Latin Amygdalace(ae) plant family name (see amygdala, -aceae) + -ous
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  • Its taste is weak, amygdalaceous, with a faint, mushroom-like aroma.

    The Desert World Arthur Mangin

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