Mango vs Cashew - What's the difference?

mango | cashew |

As nouns the difference between mango and cashew

is that mango is mango while cashew is a tree, anacardium occidentale , native to northeastern brazil, now widely grown in tropical climates for its cashew nuts and cashew apples.



(wikipedia mango) (Mangifera indica) (Cucumis melo) (Anthracothorax)


  • (botany) A tropical Asian fruit tree, .
  • 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 .
  • A pickled vegetable or fruit with a spicy stuffing; a vegetable or fruit which has been .
  • * 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.
  • 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
  • * {{quote-news, 1943, August 9, Mary Adgate, Stuffed Mangoes, The Lima News, city=Lima, Ohio, page=5 citation
  • , passage=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.
  • A type of muskmelon, Cucumis melo .
  • Any of various hummingbirds of the genus Anthracothorax .
  • (colour) A yellow-orange color, like that of mango flesh.
  • Verb

  • (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.


    * (bell peppers) The American Midwest: An Interpretive Encyclopedia


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    (wikipedia cashew)


    (en noun)
  • A tree, Anacardium occidentale , native to northeastern Brazil, now widely grown in tropical climates for its cashew nuts and cashew apples.
  • * 2002 , P. K. Ray, Breeding Tropical and Subtropical Fruits , page 221,
  • Soft-wood grafting and veneer grafting are successful in cashew .
  • * 2005 , Roger Martin, Tree-Kangaroos of Australia and New Guinea , page 106,
  • Also known as the Native Cashew', it is a member of the Anacardiaceae, the same plant family to which the ' Cashew and Mango trees belong.
  • * 2007 , Alice Kurian, K. V. Peter (series editor), Commercial Crops Technology , Volume 8, Horticulture Science Series, page 63,
  • Cashew (Anacardium occidental L.) is an export-oriented crop grown for its nuts, a true drupe.
  • A cashew nut.
  • * 1996 , Thomas Payne, 17: Nuts'', Laszlo Somogyi, Diane M. Barrett, Y. H. Hui (editors), ''Processing Fruits , page 529,
  • In some countries, cashews continue to be cracked manually although cracking machinery and other shelling mechanisms have been introduced.
  • * 2004 , Frederic Rosengarten, Jr., The Book of Edible Nuts , page 46,
  • The bland cashew' is a fitting substitute for higher priced almonds to extend the nut texture. In baking, however, almonds are more suitable for cake decoration than ' cashews .
  • * 2010 , Dick Logue, 500 Low Glycemic Index Recipes , page 413,
  • This is a spicy variation of Kung Pao Chicken using cashews rather than the more common peanuts.


    * (tree) acajou

    Derived terms

    * cashew apple * cashew nut * (wild cashew) ()