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Almost beyond heartless nut (6)

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almond

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'nut' is the definition.
(almond is a kind of nut)

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(Other definitions for almond that I've seen before include "Kind of nut, makes nice icing on cake", "Nut which provides cake icing", "Nut used in marzipan", "Fruit kernel of a peach-related tree", "Nut often used in cake icing (6).".)

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