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Mirliton vs. Almond

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Mirlitonnoun

A pear-shaped vegetable or its vine; the chayote.

Almondnoun

(countable) A type of tree nut.

Mirlitonnoun

(musical instruments) The eunuch flute, a kind of kazoo or membranophone.

Almondnoun

(countable) A small deciduous tree in family Rosaceae, Prunus dulcis, that produces predominantly sweet almonds.

Mirlitonnoun

An 18th-century hussar hat resembling a slightly conical shako or tall fez.

Almondnoun

Other plants that produce almond-like nuts:

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Mirlitonnoun

A tartlet or biscuit garnished with almond, first produced in Rouen around 1800.

Almondnoun

Prunus dulcis var. amara, bitter almond, a variety that only produces bitter fruits

Mirlitonnoun

A kind of musical toy into which one sings, hums, or speaks, producing a coarse, reedy sound. It is also called a kazoo.

‘Trilby singing "Ben Bolt" into a mirliton was a thing to be remembered, whether one would or no!’;

Almondnoun

Prunus japonica, flowering almond, an ornamental shrub in family Rosaceae

Mirlitonnoun

same as chayote{2}.

Almondnoun

Prunus andersonii, desert almond, a North American shrub in family Rosaceae

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Almondnoun

Prunus fasciculata, desert range almond or wild almond, North American shrub in family Rosaceae

Almondnoun

Terminalia catappa, Indian almond or tropical almond, in family Combretaceae

Almondnoun

Brabejum stellatifolium or bitter almond, in family Proteaceae

Almondnoun

(uncountable) The colour of the kernel of an almond without its shell and thin seed coat, a creamy off-white colour.

Almondnoun

(uncountable) The color of an almond still covered by its skin, a shade of brown.

Almondnoun

Anything shaped like an almond; specifically, a tonsil.

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Almondadjective

Brownish, resembling the colour of an almond nut.

Almondnoun

The fruit of the almond tree.

Almondnoun

The tree that bears the fruit; almond tree.

Almondnoun

Anything shaped like an almond.

Almondnoun

small bushy deciduous tree native to Asia and North Africa having pretty pink blossoms and highly prized edible nuts enclosed in a hard green hull; cultivated in southern Australia and California

Almondnoun

oval-shaped edible seed of the almond tree

Almond

The almond (Prunus dulcis, syn. Prunus amygdalus) is a species of tree native to Iran and surrounding countries but widely cultivated elsewhere.

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