American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A tropical Asian evergreen tree (Mangifera indica) cultivated for its edible fruit.
- n. The ovoid fruit of this tree, having a smooth rind, sweet juicy flesh, and a flat one-seeded stone. It is eaten ripe or pickled when green.
- n. Any of various types of pickle, especially a pickled stuffed sweet pepper.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The luscious, slightly acid fruit of the mango-tree, in shape and appearance somewhat resembling the plantain. See Mangifera.
- n. The tree that produces mangos.
- n. A small green melon pickled in imitation of pickled mangos.
- n. A certain humming-bird, Lampornis mango.
- n. botany A tropical Asian fruit tree, Mangifera indica.
- n. The fruit of the mango tree.
- n. A pickled vegetable or fruit with a spicy stuffing; a vegetable or fruit which has been mangoed.
- n. US, dated A green bell pepper suitable for pickling.
- n. A type of muskmelon, Cucumis melo.
- n. Any of various hummingbirds of the genus Anthracothorax. (Also often capitalized: Mango)
- v. uncommon To stuff and pickle (a fruit).
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The fruit of the mango tree. It is rather larger than an apple, and of an ovoid shape. Some varieties are fleshy and luscious, and others tough and tasting of turpentine. The green fruit is pickled for market.
- n. A green muskmelon stuffed and pickled.
- n. large oval tropical fruit having smooth skin, juicy aromatic pulp, and a large hairy seed
- n. large evergreen tropical tree cultivated for its large oval fruit
- From Portuguese manga, from Malay mangga, from Tamil மாங்காய் (māṅkāy) from மா (mā, "mango species") + காய் (kāy, "unripe fruit"). (Wiktionary)
- From Portuguese manga, fruit of the mango tree, from Malay manga, from Tamil mānkāy : mān, mango tree + kāy, fruit. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The word mango is an adaptation of the Tamil name for the fruit, mang-kay.”
“And have you pointed out the various difficulties that others have had in mango cultivation, and why you are so superior in your mango growing?”
“Use: The mango is a member of the cashew (sumac) family.”
“Red snapper in mango sauce: Huachinango en salsa de mango”
“A fish filet in mango sauce or a ceviche with tamarind sauce is easy to find, refreshing and delicious.”
“The Rooibos Evening was a welcome fruitish experience, and the Rooibos Mango was again mango-y.”
“With the proper technique, cutting up mango is easy.”
“A lot of times I go the lazy way and use bottled juice (mango is one of my favorites).”
“Memories of a childhood spent in mango orchards, the first dessert that you and your sweetheart ate from the same dish, the festive lunch made by a favorite aunt five years ago that you can still taste in your mind, the first time you encountered some exotic cuisine … all these are human interest stories that make a recipe very special.”
“The amusement was one of patience: the kids would take a mango from the Jac tree in Obama's yard and set a string trap with the sweet fruit for the dragonflies haunting the neighborhood.”
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