almendra

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See also: almendrá

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *amendla, *amandula, from Latin amygdala, from Ancient Greek ἀμυγδάλη (amugdálē), of pre-Greek origin.

Noun[edit]

almendra f (plural almendres)

  1. almond

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Chavacano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish almendra.

Noun[edit]

almendra

  1. almond

Ladino[edit]

Noun[edit]

almendra f (Latin spelling, plural almendras)

  1. almond

Mirandese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *amendla, *amandula, from Latin amygdala, from Ancient Greek ἀμυγδάλη (amugdálē), of pre-Greek origin.

Noun[edit]

almendra f (plural almendras)

  1. almond
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Spanish[edit]

Almendras

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish almendra (compare Ladino almendra), from Vulgar Latin *amendla, *amandula, from Latin amygdala, from Ancient Greek ἀμυγδάλη (amugdálē), of pre-Greek origin. Doublet of amígdala.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /alˈmendɾa/, [alˈmẽn̪d̪ɾa]

Noun[edit]

almendra f (plural almendras)

  1. almond (type of tree nut)
  2. kernel (central (usually edible) part of a nut)
  3. (colloquial) (Spain) A human head, especially a big one; a melon.
    Ahora que lo pienso, es verdad que tiene buena almendra.
    Now that I think about it, he does have a huge melon.
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Verb[edit]

almendra

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of almendrar.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of almendrar.

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