: a large genus of tropical Asiatic trees (family Anacardiaceae) that have coriaceous entire leaves, small paniculate flowers, and a fleshy drupaceous fruit with a fibrous mesocarp see mango

Word History


New Latin, from International Scientific Vocabulary mango + Latin -fera, feminine of -fer -ferous

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“Mangifera.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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