Definition of bitter almond in English:
An inedible, bitter form of almond, used to produce almond oil.
- 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.
Definition of bitter almond in:
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