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almond

Also Known As:  sweet almond What it is:  Other
The "nut" (actually, the seed of the fruit) of the almond tree. The almond is a native to an area stretching from Pakistan, westwards to Syria, Palestine, and Turkey. It was spread by humans in ancient times along the shores of the Mediterranean into northern Africa and southern Europe and more recently transported to other parts of the world, notably California.
Further reading:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Almond