[ uh-mig-duh-ley-shuhs ]

  1. belonging or pertaining to the Amygdalaceae, a family of plants bearing fruit containing a single hard seed.

Origin of amygdalaceous

1850–55; <New Latin Amygdalace(ae) plant family name (see amygdala, -aceae) + -ous

Words Nearby amygdalaceous Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use amygdalaceous in a sentence

  • Its taste is weak, amygdalaceous, with a faint, mushroom-like aroma.

    The Desert World | Arthur Mangin