Mango vs Democracy - What's the difference?

mango | democracy |

As nouns the difference between mango and democracy

is that mango is mango while democracy is (uncountable) rule by the people, especially as a form of government; either directly or through elected representatives (representative democracy).



(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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  • (uncountable) Rule by the people, especially as a form of government; either directly or through elected representatives (representative democracy).
  • * 1866 , J. Arthur Partridge, On Democracy , Trübner & Co., page 2:
  • And the essential value and power of Democracy' consists in this,—that it combines, as far as possible, power and organization ; THE SPIRIT, MANHOOD, ''is at one with'' THE BODY, ORGANIZATION. [....] ' Democracy is Government by the People.
  • * 1901 , The American Historical Review , American Historical Association, page 260:
  • The period, that is, which marks the transition from absolutism or aristocracy to democracy will mark also the transition from absolutist or autocratic methods of nomination to democratic methods.
  • * 1921 , James Bryce Bryce, Modern Democracies , The Macmillan Company, page 1:
  • A century ago there was in the Old World only one tiny spot in which the working of democracy could be studied. A few of the ancient rural cantons of Switzerland had recovered their freedom after the fall of Napoleon, and were governing themselves as they had done from the earlier Middle Ages[...]. Nowhere else in Europe did the people rule.
  • * 1994 , Nelson Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom , Abacus 2010, p. 24:
  • Everyone who wanted to speak did so. It was democracy in its purest form.
  • (countable, government) A government under the direct or representative rule of the people of its jurisdiction.
  • * 2003 , Fareed Zakaria, The Future of Freedom: Illiberal Democracy at Home and Abroad , W. W. Norton & Company, page 13:
  • In 1900 not a single country had what we would today consider a democracy : a government created by elections in which every adult citizen could vote.
  • (uncountable) Belief in political freedom and equality; the "spirit of democracy".
  • * 1918 , Charles Horton Cooley, “A Primary Culture for Democracy”, in Publications of the American Sociological Society 13 , p8
  • As states of the human spirit democracy , righteousness, and faith have much in common and may be cultivated by the same means...
  • * 1919 , Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, The Spirit of Russia: Studies in History, Literature and Philosophy , Macmillan, p446
  • It must further be admitted that he provided a successful interpretation of democracy' in its philosophic aspects when he conceived '''democracy''' as a general outlook on the universe... In Bakunin's conception of ' democracy as religious in character we trace the influence of French socialism.
  • * 1996 , Petre Roman, The Spirit of Democracy and the Fabric of NATO - The New European Democracies and NATO Enlargement , p1
  • The spirit of democracy' means, above all, liberty of choice for human beings... ' democracy , in both its individual and collective forms, is the main engine of the eternal human striving for justice and prosperity.


    * democratism (spirit of democracy)

    Coordinate terms

    * (a form of government) monarchy, aristocracy, dictatorship