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almond-shaped

[ah-muh nd-sheypt, am-uh nd-; spelling pronunciation al-muh nd-sheypt] /ˈɑ məndˌʃeɪpt, ˈæm ənd-; spelling pronunciation ˈæl məndˌʃeɪpt/
adjective
1.
having an oval shape usually pointed at one or both ends.
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  • He focused on the amygdala, a small, almond-shaped area in the middle of the brain known to help process emotions.
  • It has almond-shaped gas-filled bulbs which help to keep it growing towards to surface.
  • The fruit is a berry, but the seeds are large, almond-shaped and few in number.
  • Her brown eyes gaze steadily from under almond-shaped lids, and her lips are drawn together in a quiet line.
  • Typically they have almond-shaped eyes and attached or hanging elements.

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