acajou

noun ac·a·jou \ˈakəˌzhü, -ˌjü\

Definition of acajou

plural

-s

  1. 1a :  cashew b :  cashew nut 1

  2. 2 :  any of several mahoganies; especially :  mahogany 1

  3. 3 :  laurel oak 2

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Origin and Etymology of acajou

French, from Portuguese acajú — more at cashew


First Known Use: 1568


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