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Mango Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    mango n
  1. large evergreen tropical tree cultivated for its large oval smooth-skinned fruit [syn: mango tree, Mangifera indica}]
  2. large oval smooth-skinned tropical fruit with juicy aromatic pulp and a large hairy seed [also: mangoes (pl)]
Mango Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Mango \Man"go\, n.; pl. Mangoes. [Pg. manga, fr. Tamil m[=a]nk[=a]y.]
  1. The fruit of the mango tree. It is rather larger than an apple, and of an ovoid shape. Some varieties are fleshy and luscious, and others tough and tasting of turpentine. The green fruit is pickled for market.
  2. A green muskmelon stuffed and pickled. Mango bird (Zo["o]l.), an oriole (Oriolus kundoo), native of India. Mango fish (Zo["o]l.), a fish of the Ganges (Polynemus risua}), highly esteemed for food. It has several long, slender filaments below the pectoral fins. It appears about the same time with the mango fruit, in April and May, whence the name. Mango tree (Bot.), an East Indian tree of the genus Mangifera (M. Indica), related to the cashew and the sumac. It grows to a large size, and produces the mango of commerce. It is now cultivated in tropical America.

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Mango Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia

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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

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