almondine

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From French.

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almondine ‎(not comparable)

  1. Garnished with almond slices.
    • 2009, Katy Koontz, Insiders' Guide to the Great Smoky Mountains, page 91
      You've probably heard of trout almondine, but how about cheese-baked trout, Parmesan trout, or trout with lemon rice stuffing?
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Unlike most English adjectives, almondine typically follows the noun it describes, rather than preceding it.

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Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

almondine ‎(plural almondines)

  1. A gemstone that is either a deep red garnet or a purple spinel.
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