mango

noun
man·go | \ ˈmaŋ-(ˌ)gō \
plural mangoes also mangos

Definition of mango 

1 : a tropical usually large ovoid or oblong fruit with a firm yellowish-red skin, hard central stone, and juicy aromatic pulp also : an evergreen tree (Mangifera indica) of the cashew family that bears mangoes

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This was a sweet slush of dragon fruit, almond milk, pineapple and mango, topped with granola, blueberry, sliced banana and shredded coconut. Alex Kiesig, idahostatesman, "'I love this city': Eat your way through the Capital City Public Market," 6 July 2018 For the past 60 years, Italians have scrubbed away their espresso stains with Marvis, which is known for its exotic flavors including licorice, mango, and nutmeg. Nick Marino, GQ, "The Best European Toothpastes Will Give Your Teeth a Vacation," 15 June 2018 Pods come in a variety of colors and flavors, from cucumber to creme brûlée, mango, and tobacco. Julia Belluz, Vox, "Juul, the vape device teens are getting hooked on, explained," 18 May 2018 All of the lipsticks come in the classic Amuse Bouche formula with a citrus flavor layered with notes of cherry, mint, mango, and vanilla. Shannon Barbour, The Cut, "Bite Beauty’s New Lipstick Collection Is Spicy," 10 May 2018 The Majik takes its color cue from blueberries and E3Live; The Pines tempers the peppery anti-inflammatory roots turmeric and ginger with pineapple, mango, and coconut milk. Laura Regensdorf, Vogue, "Meet the NYC Detox Shop Where Cryotherapy and CBD-Infused Smoothies Are on the Menu," 11 July 2018 The owners add mango and pineapple to its specialty sangria, which will be used to create the July wine-pairing dinner’s dessert. Sheryl Devore, Lake County News-Sun, "Chef-prepared dinner pairs with homegrown Antioch wines," 3 July 2018 It's pronounced POH-kay Black rice, tuna, jalapeno and mango are just a handful of ingredients used to make poke bowls at Freestyle Poké in the River Market. Sarah Gish, kansascity, "Freestyle Poké: 5 things to know about River Market's popular Hawaiian-style cafe," 2 July 2018 His crystalline chocolate shaved ice, worthy of Versailles, comes piled in a coupe or cup (dine in or take out) and glossed with raspberry, mango or praline sauce. Florence Fabricant, New York Times, "Shaved Ice and Chocolate, Better Together," 19 June 2018

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First Known Use of mango

1582, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for mango

Portuguese manga, probably from Malayalam māṅṅa

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mango

noun

English Language Learners Definition of mango

: a juicy tropical fruit that has firm yellow and red skin and a hard seed at its center

mango

noun
man·go | \ ˈmaŋ-gō \
plural mangoes or mangos

Kids Definition of mango

: a tropical fruit with yellowish red skin and juicy mildly tart yellow flesh

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