Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See Mangifera and mango.

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Examples

  • The mango-tree grows luxuriantly above Lupata, and furnishes a grateful shade.

    A Popular Account of Dr. Livingstone's Expedition to the Zambesi and Its Tributaries

  • The guides came over to bid us adieu, and we sat under a mango-tree fifteen feet in circumference.

    Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa

  • No mango-tree either is to be met with beyond this point, because the

    A Popular Account of Dr. Livingstone's Expedition to the Zambesi and Its Tributaries

  • This mango-tree he knew by its proper name, and we found seven others and several tamarinds, and were informed that the chief Mburuma sends men annually to gather the fruit, but, like many Africans whom I have known, has not had patience to propagate more trees.

    Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa

  • Ramón visited the adobe house, its yard fenced with cane and overshadowed by a great mango-tree, where Manuel and his wife and children, and two assistants, were spinning and weaving.

    The Plumed Serpent

  • The peoples are no more capable of it than the leaves of the mango-tree are capable of attaching themselves to the pine. —

    The Plumed Serpent

  • From a convenient mango-tree it darted on to the edge of a dish being borne to the fowl-yard, tasted of its quality, and danced on to the shoulder of its mistress, just as a flock of its own race dashed past.

    Last Leaves from Dunk Island

  • Then would Kim return soft-footed through the soft dust to his master under the shadow of a mango-tree or the thinner shade of a white Doon siris, to eat and drink at ease.

    Kim

  • Occasionally the orphan would camp on a mango-tree; but its accustomed bed was in a small basket under cover, the lid of which was kept open to the extent of half an inch by a chip of wood at one corner.

    Last Leaves from Dunk Island

  • If a man climbs into the sky on a mango-tree, how is it altered by saying it is only levitation, instead of saying it is only lies.

    The Complete Father Brown

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