Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun An East Indian tree of the genus Mangifera (Mangifera Indica), related to the cashew and the sumac. It grows to a large size, and produces a large oval smooth-skinned fruit which is the mango of commerce. It is now cultivated in tropical America.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun large evergreen tropical tree cultivated for its large oval fruit

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Examples

  • “Go talk to her,” said Gervais, his back still facing the mango tree.

    In the Shadow of Freedom

  • The next day after school, I took three deep breaths and walked toward the mango tree.

    In the Shadow of Freedom

  • He cast an appreciative look at the garden as I was opening the gate and as soon as we entered, he darted to the corner and, hitching up his dhoti, shimmied up the mango tree.

    An Atlas of Impossible Longing

  • Bustling to the garden, she spotted Bakul swinging her ankles from the second branch of the mango tree.

    An Atlas of Impossible Longing

  • He cast an appreciative look at the garden as I was opening the gate and as soon as we entered, he darted to the corner and, hitching up his dhoti, shimmied up the mango tree.

    An Atlas of Impossible Longing

  • He cast an appreciative look at the garden as I was opening the gate and as soon as we entered, he darted to the corner and, hitching up his dhoti, shimmied up the mango tree.

    An Atlas of Impossible Longing

  • Bustling to the garden, she spotted Bakul swinging her ankles from the second branch of the mango tree.

    An Atlas of Impossible Longing

  • Bustling to the garden, she spotted Bakul swinging her ankles from the second branch of the mango tree.

    An Atlas of Impossible Longing

  • Everyone was seated in rows on prayer rugs and mats under the shade of the mango tree.

    Koriteh

  • Everyone was seated in rows on prayer rugs and mats under the shade of the mango tree.

    Archive 2007-04-01

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