wild mango

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n wild mango African tree with edible yellow fruit resembling mangos; valued for its oil-rich seed and hardy green wood that resists termites
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Usage

In literature:

Higher and higher, past a brilliant jungle of wild mangoes, bananas, ferns, figs and strange beautiful flowers.
"From Chart House to Bush Hut" by Charles W. L. Bryde
Mangoes, though exotic, are extremely common, and in the E. grow wild in the forests.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 7" by Various
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In news:

"The wild ones taste like something between a banana and a mango," he said of a pawpaw .
Gus Chan, The PD Vietnamese salad, salmon with rice, mango cheesecake at Wild Mango .
YoCream introduces new Tropical Tremor flavors under their Jolly Rancher Frozen Beverage brand: Pomegranate, Wild Berry, Mango, Fruit Punch and Sour Green Apple.
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