mango

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See also: Mango, mangō, and manĝo

English[edit]

mangoes (fruit)

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese manga, from Malay mangga, from Tamil மாங்காய் (māṅkāy) from மா (, mango species) + காய் (kāy, unripe fruit).

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mango (plural mangoes or mangos)

  1. (botany) A tropical Asian fruit tree, Mangifera indica.
  2. The fruit of the mango tree.
    • 1738, October–November, Hans Sloan, Philosophical Transactions, volume 40, number 450, “VI. his Answer to the Marquis de Caumont's Letter, concerning this Stone”, translated from the Latin by Thomas Stack, Royal Society (1741), page 376:
      And I have one [bezoar] form'd round the Stone of that great Plum, which comes pickled from thence, and is called Mango.
  3. A pickled vegetable or fruit with a spicy stuffing; a vegetable or fruit which has been mangoed.
    • 2004, Elizabeth E. Lea, William Woys Weaver, A Quaker Woman's Cookbook: The Domestic Cookery of Elizabeth Ellicott Lea, page 335
      In Pennsylvania and western Maryland, mangoes were generally made with green bell peppers.
  4. (US, chiefly southern Midwest, dated) A green bell pepper suitable for pickling.
    • 1879, Pennsylvania State Board of Agriculture, Agriculture of Pennsylvania, Page 222
      Mango peppers by the dozen, if owned by the careful housewife, would gladden the appetite or disposition of any epicure or scold.
    • 1896, Ohio State Board of Agriculture, Annual Report, Page 154
      Best mango peppers
    • 1943 August 9, Mary Adgate, “Stuffed Mangoes”, Lima, Ohio, page 5:
      Cut tops from mangoes; remove seeds.
    • 2000, Allan A. Metcalf, How We Talk: American Regional English Today, page 41
      Finally, although both the South and North Midlands are not known for their tropical climate, that's where mangoes grow. These aren't the tropical fruit, though, but what are elsewhere called green peppers.
  5. A type of muskmelon, Cucumis melo.
  6. Any of various hummingbirds of the genus Anthracothorax. (Also often capitalized: Mango)

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Verb[edit]

mango (third-person singular simple present mangoes, present participle mangoing, simple past and past participle mangoed)

  1. (uncommon) To stuff and pickle (a fruit).
    • 1870, Hannah Mary Peterson, The Young Wife's Cook Book, page 444:
      Although any melon may be used before it is quite ripe, yet there is a particular sort for this purpose, which the gardeners know, and should be mangoed soon after they are gathered.
    • 1989, William Woys Weaver, America eats: forms of edible folk art:
      In an effort to reproduce the pickle, English cooks took to "mangoing" all sorts of substitutes, from cucumbers to unripe peaches. Americans, however, preferred baby musk melons, or, in areas where they did not grow well, bell peppers.
    • 2008, Beverly Ellen Schoonmaker Alfeld, Pickles To Relish (ISBN 1589804899), page 66:
      For this cookbook, I made mangoed peppers that were not stuffed with cabbage, but stuffed with green and red tomatoes and onions.

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English mango, from Portuguese manga, from Malay mangga, from Tamil மாங்காய் (māṅkāy) from மா (, mango species) + காய் (kāy, unripe fruit).

Noun[edit]

mango n

  1. mango (the fruit of the mango tree)

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  • mango in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • mango in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English mango, from Portuguese manga, from Malay mangga, from Tamil மாங்காய் (māṅkāy) from மா (, mango species) + காய் (kāy, unripe fruit).

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Noun[edit]

mango m (plural mango's, diminutive mangootje n)

  1. mango

Esperanto[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From English mango, from Portuguese manga, from Malay mangga, from Tamil மாங்காய் (māṅkāy) from மா (, mango species) + காய் (kāy, unripe fruit).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmanɡo/
  • Hyphenation: man‧go

Noun[edit]

mango (accusative singular mangon, plural mangoj, accusative plural mangojn)

  1. mango (fruit)

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Galician[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

mango m (plural mangos)

  1. handle
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Verb[edit]

mango

  1. A form of of mangar

Hiligaynon[edit]

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mangô

  1. (pejorative) Idiot.

Adjective[edit]

mangô

  1. Stupid, foolish.

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  • The word can sound friendly and affectionate between close people.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English mango, from Portuguese manga, from Malay mangga, from Tamil மாங்காய் (māṅkāy) from மா (, mango species) + காய் (kāy, unripe fruit).

Noun[edit]

mango m (plural manghi)

  1. mango

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Latin[edit]

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mangō f (genitive mangōnis); third declension

  1. dealer, monger

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Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative mangō mangōnēs
genitive mangōnis mangōnum
dative mangōnī mangōnibus
accusative mangōnem mangōnēs
ablative mangōne mangōnibus
vocative mangō mangōnēs

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

mango m (??? please provide the declension type!)

  1. mango

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English mango, from Portuguese manga, from Malay mangga, from Tamil மாங்காய் (māṅkāy) from மா (, mango species) + காய் (kāy, unripe fruit).

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Noun[edit]

mango n (indeclinable)

  1. mango (fruit and tree)

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin manicus.

Noun[edit]

mango m (plural mangos)

  1. handle (part of an object which is held in the hand)
    • 2011, Estándar de milady: barbero profesional, 5th edition, Milady, page 353:
      Sostenga el mango de la navaja entre los dedos anular y meñique, []
      Hold the razor’s handle between your ring finger and little finger, []

Etymology 2[edit]

From English mango, from Portuguese manga, from Malay mangga, from Tamil மாங்காய் (māṅkāy) from மா (, mango species) + காய் (kāy, unripe fruit).

Noun[edit]

mango m (plural mangos)

  1. (botany) mango
  2. (Argentina, Uruguay, colloquial) cash, dough (money)

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Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

mango

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of mangar.