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mangue

See also: Mangue

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From French manger

NounEdit

mangue (plural mangues)

  1. The kusimanse, a genus of mongoose, Crossarchus.

FrenchEdit

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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From earlier manga, a loanword attested since 1553, attested in this spelling since 1604[1], from Portuguese manga, from Malay mangga, from Tamil மாங்காய் (māṅkāy) from மா (, mango species) + காய் (kāy, unripe fruit).

NounEdit

mangue f (plural mangues)

  1. mango (fruit of the mango tree)
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Etymology 2Edit

From mangouste (mongoose).[1]

NounEdit

mangue f (plural mangues)

  1. A carnivorous mammal related to the mongoose.
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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "mangue" in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

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PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

mangue m (plural mangues)

  1. mangrove (tropical habitat of trees or shrubs that grow in shallow coastal water)

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