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Definition of "mango" []

  • A tropical Asian evergreen tree (Mangifera indica) cultivated for its edible fruit. (noun)
  • 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. (noun)
  • Any of various types of pickle, especially a pickled stuffed sweet pepper. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "mango" in a sentence
  • "The word mango is an adaptation of the Tamil name for the fruit, mang-kay."
  • "Use: The mango is a member of the cashew (sumac) family."
  • "A fish filet in mango sauce or a ceviche with tamarind sauce is easy to find, refreshing and delicious."