General - A small tree of temperate climates. Producing hard-shelled nuts. (1) In the Bible, Aaron's rod was made of almond wood. (2) In the German story of Tannhauser, the hero's staff, which blooms when stuck into the earth, was made of almond wood. (3) The Greek story of Demophoon and Phyllis has the girl turning into an almond tree when she despairs of ever seeing her lover again. Also commonly known as almond.

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