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Mango Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • large oval smooth-skinned tropical fruit with juicy aromatic pulp and a large hairy seed
  • large evergreen tropical tree cultivated for its large oval smooth-skinned fruit

Definitions from Wiktionary

  • large evergreen tropical tree cultivated for its large oval fruit ,
  • large oval tropical fruit having smooth skin, juicy aromatic pulp, and a large hairy seed

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Mango Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia

About 35 species

A mango is a type of fruit. It is found almost anywhere, but is thought to come from the southern and southeast Asian continent including India, Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. Pakistan and India share the major export market of mangoes. It is also their national fruit. Ripe mangoes are very sweet in taste but they are bitterly sour before they ripen. There are varieties of mangoes found in India: Langra, Dussheri, Chausa, Tota, Safadi, Alphonso are types of mangoes which are generally found in various parts of India at different time.

The tree is more known for its fruit rather than for its wood. However, mango trees can be converted to lumber once their fruit bearing lifespan has finished. The wood is susceptible to damage from fungi and insects. It was the state tree of Junagadh State and Bantva-Manavadar State.

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