mango

Definitions

  • Little Yam Mango
    Little Yam Mango
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n mango large oval tropical fruit having smooth skin, juicy aromatic pulp, and a large hairy seed
    • n mango large evergreen tropical tree cultivated for its large oval fruit
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Mangos are known throughout the world as the "King of Fruits."
    • Mango A green muskmelon stuffed and pickled.
    • Mango The fruit of the mango tree. It is rather larger than an apple, and of an ovoid shape. Some varieties are fleshy and luscious, and others tough and tasting of turpentine. The green fruit is pickled for market.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Mangos are valued for their reputation as an aphrodisiac in countries such as Guatemala and India
    • n mango The luscious, slightly acid fruit of the mango-tree, in shape and appearance somewhat resembling the plantain. See Mangifera.
    • n mango The tree that produces mangos.
    • n mango A small green melon pickled in imitation of pickled mangos.
    • n mango A certain humming-bird, Lampornis mango.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Mango mang′gō the fruit of the mango-tree of the East Indies: a green musk-melon pickled.
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Quotations

  • Mimfa A. Gibson
    Mimfa A. Gibson
    “Don't expect mangoes when you plant papayas.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pg. manga, fr. Tamil mānkāy,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Malay mañggā.

Usage

In literature:

Melons and mangoes are to be had by the middle of July, and for a month after.
"The Cook's Oracle; and Housekeeper's Manual" by William Kitchiner
It is backed up by the dark foliage of many mango trees.
"Round the Wonderful World" by G. E. Mitton
Mangoes should be pickled soon after they are gathered.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
Cut the mangoes in slices lengthwise, and place them in the sun till half dried.
"The Lady's Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-Table Directory;" by Charlotte Campbell Bury
Then they came to the mango-tree, but it was very lofty and thick.
"Boys and Girls Bookshelf (Vol 2 of 17)" by Various
A mango-tree and tamarind near by are quite still.
"The Soul of a People" by H. Fielding
The mango-grove was 800 yards in length and 300 in breadth, and was surrounded by a bank and a ditch.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, v. 13" by Various
Small shavings of the root are esteemed in mangoes.
"Soil Culture" by J. H. Walden
A childless king is told by a fakir to give some mangoes to his seven wives.
"Indian Fairy Tales" by Anonymous
He stared into the Martian's mango-like face.
"One Purple Hope!" by Henry Hasse
Our march was always over by nine o'clock, and we encamped under the salubrious scent and pleasant shade of the lofty mango.
"Memoirs of the Extraordinary Military Career of John Shipp" by John Shipp
Thus the young mango hails the approaching spring By its own tuneful bird's sweet welcoming.
"The Birth of the War-God" by Kalidasa
Soon the forest gave way to open plain, sparsely dotted with papaya trees and a lone mango.
"The Pirates of Shan" by Harold Leland Goodwin
Mangoes scented the valley with their blossom.
"The English in the West Indies" by James Anthony Froude
Thousands of fruit-trees were destroyed to prevent their living on mangoes and bananas during the season.
"The West Indies and the Spanish Main [1899]" by James Rodway
Shall I remain at Zanzibar eating mangoes when Amer, my kinsman, is in danger?
"My Kalulu, Prince, King and Slave" by Henry M. Stanley
He broke up Boh Mango's gang: caught the Boh in a paddy field, y'know.
"From Sea to Sea" by Rudyard Kipling
Putting his hand in his pocket he brought out some mango fruit and offered it to her.
"By Right of Conquest" by Arthur Hornblow
The pigment is found in the urine of cattle which have been fed on mango leaves.
"The Chemistry of Plant Life" by Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
The most frequent shade-tree here is the mango.
"To Cuba and Back" by Richard Henry Dana
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In poetry:

The 'potamus can never reach
The mango on the mango-tree;
But fruits of pomegranate and peach
Refresh the Church from over sea.
"The Hippopotamus" by T S Eliot
'Tis I, not they, am gone and dead.
They live; they know; they feel; they see.
Their spirits light the golden shade
Beneath the giant mango-tree.
"The Mango-Tree" by Charles Kingsley
Each tender purple mango-shoot,
That folds and droops so bashful down;
It lives; it sucks some hidden root;
It rears at last a broad green crown.
"The Mango-Tree" by Charles Kingsley
I had his children—one, two, three.
One week I had them, blithe and sound.
The next—beneath this mango-tree,
By him in barrack burying-ground.
"The Mango-Tree" by Charles Kingsley
It blossoms; and the children cry—
'Watch when the mango-apples fall.'
It lives: but rootless, fruitless, I—
I breathe and dream;—and that is all.
"The Mango-Tree" by Charles Kingsley
Little life has got to offer, and little man to lose,
Since to-day Fate deigns to proffer, Oh wherefore, then, refuse
To take this transient hour, in the dusky Temple gloom
While the poppies are in flower, and the mangoe trees abloom.
""In the Early, Pearly Morning":" by Laurence Hope

In news:

Let's see mango vodka, fennel vodka or bubblegum vodka at INdustri.
Taking over Penelope Cruz 's role as the face of Spanish fashion house Mango, Scarlett Johansson pulls off 80s punk rock style in the new campaign photographs.
The church at 9134 Mango Ave holds a "Vision of Hope" food and clothing distribution from 10 am to noon on the third Saturday of every month.
1 ½ lbs diced, fresh , ripe mango ¾ cup sugar 1 ½ cups milk.
As many as 1 million Daniella brand mangoes are being recalled in an attempt to stem an outbreak of foodborne illness, according to a published report.
Red Mango introduces frozen yogurt coffee chillers.
Red Mango frozen yogurt .
Teachable Moments are Everywhere, Even at Red Mango.
Chilled mango cucumber gazpacho .
The Cool Kids (Including Kate Moss) Gather in Paris for Mango's Fashion Show.
This banana bread includes another fruit in the bread itself and the glaze on top that is, mango.
In the summertime, fresh mango is perfect.
Let's Talk Food: Mango ripe.
Daily News file A ripe mango fresh off a tree in a Naples backyard.
Here at the height of summer, Floridians are made aware of the mysticism and beauty of the mango.
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In science:

Such a content-delivery model has also been explored earlier by several works, e.g. the Rutgers Infostations project , the Drive-thru-Internet and MIT CarTel projects (in contexts such as opportunistic content-delivery to moving vehicle), and for low-cost rich content delivery on mobiles (e.g. the mango project ).
Bulk content delivery using co-operating end-nodes with upload/download limits
Lee, J.S., Hoppel, K.W., Mango, S.A., Miller, A.R.: Intensity and phase statistics of multilook polarimetric and interferometric SAR imagery.
Parametric and Nonparametric Tests for Speckled Imagery
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