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Revision as of 22:59, 29 October 2008

See also: Mango and mangō

English

mangoes (fruit)

Etymology

From Malayalam manga. The fruit was introduced by the Portuguese to Europe from Calicut (Malabar Coast) in late fifteenth century during the spice trade.

Pronunciation

Noun

mango (plural mangoes)

  1. Template:botany A tropical Asian fruit tree, Mangifera indica.
  2. The fruit of the mango tree.
  3. A pickled vegetable or fruit with a spicy stuffing.
    • 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. Template:US 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)

Translations

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References

See also


Czech

Noun

mango n

  1. mango

Italian

Noun

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  1. mango

Polish

Etymology

From the Malayalam word "manga".

Pronunciation

Noun

Template:infl

  1. mango (fruit and tree)

Spanish

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Latin manicus.

Noun

Template:es-noun-m

  1. handle

Etymology 2

From the Malayalam word "manga".

Noun

Template:es-noun-m

  1. (plants) mango

See also