- plural noun eyes that are narrow and oval with pointed ends.
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almond — n. 1 the oval nutlike seed (kernel) of the stone fruit from the tree Prunus dulcis, of which there are sweet and bitter varieties. 2 the tree itself, of the rose family and allied to the peach and plum. Phrases and idioms: almond eyes narrow… … Useful english dictionary
almond — /ˈamənd / (say ahmuhnd) noun 1. the stone (nut) or kernel (sweet or bitter) of the fruit of the almond tree, Prunus dulcis, which grows in warm temperate regions. 2. the tree itself. 3. Also, almond bark. a large canopy tree with a cylindrical… … Australian English dictionary
almond eye — noun : a somewhat triangular obliquely set eye a beautiful dark skinned girl with the almond eyes of a Mongolian specifically of dogs : a slit shaped eye (as in the bullterrier) with the outer corner pointing toward the ear … Useful english dictionary
almond — (n.) c.1300, from O.Fr. almande, amande, from V.L. *amendla, *amandula, from L. amygdala (pl.), from Gk. amygdalos an almond tree, of unknown origin, perhaps a Semitic word. Altered in Medieval Latin by influence of amandus loveable, and… … Etymology dictionary
almond-eyed — adjective having almond shaped eyes • Similar to: ↑eyed * * * /ah meuhnd uyd , am euhnd /; spelling pron. /al meuhnd uyd /, adj. having long or narrow, oval shaped eyes. [1865 70] * * * alˈmond eyed adjective With apparently almond shaped eyes •… … Useful english dictionary
almond-eyed — adjective Date: 1850 having narrow slant almond shaped eyes … New Collegiate Dictionary
almond shaped — having the shape of an almond, having a narrow oval shape (especially of eyes) … English contemporary dictionary
almond-eyed — having eyes shaped like almonds, having eyes with a long oval shape … English contemporary dictionary
almond-eyed — /ah meuhnd uyd , am euhnd /; spelling pron. /al meuhnd uyd /, adj. having long or narrow, oval shaped eyes. [1865 70] * * * … Universalium
almond-eyed — al′mond eyed adj. having narrow, oval shaped eyes • Etymology: 1865–70 … From formal English to slang