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amygdalaceous

a·myg·da·la·ceous
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-mig-duh-ley-shuh s]
    • /əˌmɪg dəˈleɪ ʃəs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-mig-duh-ley-shuh s]
    • /əˌmɪg dəˈleɪ ʃəs/

Definitions of amygdalaceous word

  • adjective amygdalaceous similar to or derived from the almond 3
  • adjective amygdalaceous belonging or pertaining to the Amygdalaceae, a family of plants bearing fruit containing a single hard seed. 1
  • adjective amygdalaceous (botany) Akin to, or derived from, the almond. 0

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Origin of amygdalaceous

First appearance:

before 1850
One of the 32% newest English words
1850-55; < New Latin Amygdalace(ae) plant family name (see amygdala, -aceae) + -ous

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Parts of speech for Amygdalaceous

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
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amygdalaceous popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 31% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 72% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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