- the edible, nutlike kernel of the small, dry, peachlike fruit of a prunus tree (Prunus dulcis) that grows in warm regions
- the tree itself
- anything shaped like an almond, oval and pointed at one or both ends
- the light-tan color of the almond shell
Origin of almondMiddle English almande from Old French alemande, amande from Medieval Latin amandola from Classical Latin amygdala from Classical Greek amygdal?
- made of almonds
- having the flavor, shape, or color of an almond