The Caribbean Dictionary

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almond
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Noun
The tree and fruit of Terminalia catappa. It is a large tree (up to 115ft in height), often grown for ornamental purposes and the shade provided by its broad leaves. Parts of the fruit are edible, including the inner seed which resembles almonds in shape and taste.
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bevon viechweg Aug 04, 2013
almond is also grown in Grenada
hi Nov 17, 2014
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hey Jan 22, 2015
Almond seeds that "resembles" an almonds. My favorite.
hey Jan 22, 2015
Almond seeds that "resembles" almonds. My favorite.
leah Feb 22, 2015
found in the Bahamas too
Stephanie Jan 27, 2016
I just wanted to know the nutritive value of the Harmon or Terminalia Catappa fruit.
GIng Mar 17, 2016
This is very popular in Dominica. And my childhood favorite!! We call it Zaman. Eat the seed on the inside as is or make something similar to coconut drops!! 😩😩😩 Delish!!
Ivy May 07, 2016
Yes I also remember these fruits as harmon it's great to hear someone else call it of the same name I love it
Ivy May 07, 2016
Yes I also remember these fruits as harmon it's great to hear someone else call it of the same name I love it
Tanya Jul 07, 2016
Great to hear this. I see so many going to waste. No longer b
Zanman Aug 12, 2016
We call it Zanman in Haiti its so good, we eat the outside and then use a rock to crack open the almond that's inside. It will also stain your clothes if your not careful in eating them. #childhoodmemories
jock tulloch Sep 25, 2016
With the environmental problems involved in growing almonds in California, I wonder if this is a market the Caribbean Islands can get into, selling almonds that don't need artificial irrigation to grow.
Mandeville Nov 21, 2016
@zanman that is the real thing in Jamaica, Manchester. Eat the outside and crack it open with rockstone...lol I miss my childhool.
Hi Jan 15, 2017
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