Definition of bitter almond in English:

bitter almond

Syllabification: bit·ter al·mond

noun

  • An inedible, bitter form of almond, used to produce almond oil.
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    • Chemical warfare experts say nerve gas often smells of bitter almonds.
    • However, the almonds inside apricot stones, like bitter almonds, contain hydrocyanic acid.
    • I can tell you that there is prussic acid naturally occuring in bitter almonds.

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