Definition of cashew
: a tropical American tree (Anacardium occidentale of the family Anacardiaceae, the cashew family) grown for a phenolic oil and the edible kernel of its nut and for a gum from its stem; also : cashew nut
Recent Examples of cashew from the Web
These bars may contain peanuts and some tree nuts like almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamia nuts, pecans, walnuts, and coconuts.
The dairy-free options of yogurt—soy, coconut, cashew, almond and more—are also vast.
That Emily makes the monstrous decision to serve tea and salted cashews instead of booze lays the mismatch bare.
Bulletproof 360’s recall notice for five of its Collagen Protein Bars and Protein Bites, sold nationally and internationally, stated HVF supplied the cashew butter used in the product.
The cashews tested negative for listeria, but the nuts were recalled and pulled from shelves out of an abundance of caution, according to the FDA.
This meat-free burger uses nuts (cashews), seeds (sunflower), and grains (brown rice).
Or get the Buffalo cauliflower on avocado toast with cauliflower florets baked in creamy cashew sauce with the option of hot sauce.
The cashews came from Hampton Farms, where an investigation found a contaminated piece of equipment.
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Origin and Etymology of cashew
Portuguese cajú, acajú, from Tupi akajú
First Known Use: 1598See Words from the same year
CASHEW Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cashew for English Language Learners
: a type of roasted nut that has a curved shape
CASHEW Defined for Kids
Definition of cashew for Students
: a curved edible nut that comes from a tropical American tree
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