burnt almond

  1. Often burnt almonds. roasted sweet almond.

Origin of burnt almond

First recorded in 1840–50

Words Nearby burnt almond

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How to use burnt almond in a sentence

  • Each had a full measure of coloured sugar-plums at the usual price, and along with these a burnt almond gratis.

    The Parent's Assistant | Maria Edgeworth
  • Cyril, with dreamy sentiment, "How I wish I was a burnt almond!"

    Airy Fairy Lilian | Margaret Wolfe Hamilton (AKA Duchess)

British Dictionary definitions for burnt almond

burnt almond

  1. a sweet consisting of an almond enclosed in burnt sugar

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