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noun
a large, hard-shelled, Spanish almond used especially in confectionery.
an almond with a hard, colored coating of sugar.
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Origin of Jordan almond

1400–50; alteration of late Middle English jardyne almaund garden almond; see jardiniere
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Jordan almond

noun
a large variety of Spanish almond used in confectionery
a sugar-coated almond

Word Origin for Jordan almond

C15: by folk etymology from earlier jardyne almaund, literally: garden almond, from Old French jardin garden
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