Words nearby bitter almond
Definition for bitter almond (2 of 2)
Origin of almond
OTHER WORDS FROM almondal·mond·like, al·mond·y, adjective
Examples from the Web for bitter almond
At that time it was known that benzoic acid is formed by exposure of bitter-almond oil to the air.Heroes of Science|M. M. Pattison Muir
It is extracted from the bitter-almond, (as has been stated,) peach-blossom, and the leaves of the laurocerasus.
It is also employed to prepare cherry-laurel, peach-kernel, and bitter-almond water.
(9·25 grains) of morphine acetate, which he likewise dissolved in bitter-almond water and swallowed.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection|Alexander Wynter Blyth
Thus the artificial production of bitter-almond oil from toluene has already been explained.Coal|Raphael Meldola
British Dictionary definitions for bitter almond
- a pale yellowish-brown colour
- (as adjective)almond wallpaper
- yellowish-green colour
- (as adjective)an almond skirt