amygdale

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

amygdale

  1. (geology) An almond-shaped inclusion in igneous rock or lava
  2. Misspelling of amygdala.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin amygdala (almond).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.mi.dal/, /a.miɡ.dal/

Noun[edit]

amygdale f (plural amygdales)

  1. (anatomy) tonsil

Further reading[edit]


Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

amygdale

  1. vocative singular of amygdalus