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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True Botanicals’ new and natural overnight mask provides a surge of hyaluronic acid and mango butter for better-looking skin by morning. Jenna Rennert, Vogue, "13 New Beauty Products Worth the Hype in 2019," 9 Jan. 2019 The Moët Belle, created by Camilla Belle, is a riff on a classic champagne cocktail, made with the Brazilian spirit cachaca, mango juice, ginger syrup, and lime juice. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, "How to Make the Official Cocktail of the Golden Globes," 3 Jan. 2019 Book the Ultimate Coconut Mango Pedicure, which harnesses the natural benefits of organic Hawaiian herbs and coconut mango butter; or a massage using Hawaiian sea salt to exfoliate for that perfect Maui glow. Todd Plummer, Harper's BAZAAR, "Why Maui Needs To Be Your Next Girls Trip," 19 Nov. 2018 This steel and solid mango wood stunner is for you. Jenny Xie, Curbed, "All kinds of small dining tables for under $500," 1 Oct. 2018 Fold mango into Greek yogurt, then divide between two 8-oz glasses or jars. Anna Helm Baxter, Woman's Day, "Mango and Nut Dream," 16 Aug. 2018 Look for flavors such as mojito, cotton candy and mango-mint. Gwen Ashley Walters, azcentral, "Edible cookie dough: Where in metro Phoenix to buy dough that's safe to eat," 13 July 2018 The patio has its own menu, with essentials like brats and hot dogs but also items like a memorable pork sausage made with makrut lime and chile and topped with mango relish. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Dining patios proliferate around Milwaukee; a look at some new ones for 2018," 10 July 2018 Check out $6 strawberry, pomegranate and mango varieties (regularly $10.25). Hannah Steinkopf-frank, RedEye Chicago, "Stay refreshed with these National Mojito Day deals," 10 July 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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