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Princeton's WordNet

  1. amygdalineadjective

    related to or resembling an almond

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Amygdalineadjective

    Relating to almonds; resembling almonds.

    Etymology: amygdala, Lat.


  1. amygdaline

    Amygdaline, also known as laetrile or vitamin B17, is a naturally occurring cyanogenic glycoside compound found in various plants such as almonds, apricot kernels, and other seeds and fruits. It's often used in alternative medicine, particularly in therapies aimed against cancer, although its effectiveness and safety have been highly controversial and it is not officially approved for medical use. Its name is derived from the Latin "Amygdala," which means "almond".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Amygdalineadjective

    of, pertaining to, or resembling, almonds

  2. Etymology: [L. amygdalinus.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of amygdaline in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of amygdaline in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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