[al-mohn, am-uh n]
- a Philippine, dipterocarpaceous tree, Shorea eximia.
- the hard, yellowish-white wood of this tree, used for making furniture.
Origin of almon
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Examples from the Web for almon
But Prof. Almon Waite, toddling behind the treasure, had a metaphor of his own.When Egypt Went Broke
In the case of Almon Babbitt, the Indians were proved to have been white.Greater Britain
Charles Wentworth Dilke
Almon (i. 172) specifically declares that it was written by Gordon.Lord Chatham
Archibald Phillip Primrose Rosebery
Have remained in camp; rest much appreciated; have written Dr. Almon Clark.Personal Recollections and Civil War Diary, 1864
Lemuel Abijah Abbott
Almon B. Green had been made skeptical by the unintelligible orthodox preaching.Personal Recollections of Pardee Butler