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amygdalaceous

[uh-mig-duh-ley-shuh s]
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  1. belonging or pertaining to the Amygdalaceae, a family of plants bearing fruit containing a single hard seed.
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Origin of amygdalaceous

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