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Posted - 15 Nov 2008 :  08:32:27  


Etymology of almond.
Almond comes from the old french almande, from the Vulgar Latin amendla, from Latin amygdala, which is merely a transliteration of the Greek αμύγδαλα-amygdala (almonds).

In modern Greek
a) Αμύγδαλα: almonds [amygdala]

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αμύγδαλα --> amygdala --> amendla --> almande --> almonds


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