amygdalaceous

[uh-mig-duh-ley-shuh s]
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adjective

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

Nearby words

  1. amyelination,
  2. amyelinic,
  3. amyelonic,
  4. amyelous,
  5. amygdala,
  6. amygdalate,
  7. amygdale,
  8. amygdalic,
  9. amygdaliform,
  10. amygdalin

Origin of amygdalaceous

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

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Examples from the Web for amygdalaceous

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

    The Desert World|Arthur Mangin