Acajou

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Acajou (Bot) The cashew tree; also, its fruit. See Cashew.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n acajou A kind of mahogany, the wood of Cedrela fissilis: also applied to the true mahogany and other similar woods. See mahogany.
    • n acajou The fruit of the tree Anacardium occidentale. See cashew-nut, cashew-tree.
    • n acajou A gum or resin extracted from the bark of Anacardium occidentale.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Acajou ak′a-jōō the gum or resin of a kind of red mahogany.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. See Cashew
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Origin doubtful. See Cashew.

Usage

In literature:

Is there nothing due to the idea, Acajou?
"Continental Monthly, Vol. III, No IV, April 1863" by Various
ACAJOU and Zirphile, a whimsical fairy tale, ii.
"Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Isaac Disraeli
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In news:

The waiters and waitresses at L'Acajou in New York knew to top my drink off without asking.
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