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[al-mohn, am-uh n]
  1. a Philippine, dipterocarpaceous tree, Shorea eximia.
  2. the hard, yellowish-white wood of this tree, used for making furniture.
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Origin of almon

From Bisayan
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Examples from the Web for almon

Historical Examples

  • But Prof. Almon Waite, toddling behind the treasure, had a metaphor of his own.

    When Egypt Went Broke

    Holman Day

  • 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.

  • Almon B. Green had been made skeptical by the unintelligible orthodox preaching.