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mangoes (fruit)
 
Black-throated mango (Anthracothorax nigricollis)
 
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EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese manga, from Malay mangga, from Malayalam മാങ്ങ (māṅṅa) from മാവ് (māvŭ, mango species) + കായ (kāya, unripe fruit).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmæŋɡəʊ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈmæŋɡoʊ/
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  • Rhymes: -æŋɡəʊ

NounEdit

mango (countable and uncountable, plural mangoes or mangos)

  1. A tropical Asian fruit tree, Mangifera indica.
    • 1980, Bruce Chatwin, The Viceroy of Ouidah, page 146:
      On the hot days, he would lie in the shade of a mango and let little Eugenia clamber over his belly and tug at his beard.
  2. The fruit of the mango tree.
    • 1738, October–November, Hans Sloan, Philosophical Transactions, volume 40, number 450, “VI. his Answer to the Marquis de Caumont's Letter, concerning this Stone”, translated from the Latin by Thomas Stack, Royal Society (1741), page 376:
      And I have one [bezoar] form'd round the Stone of that great Plum, which comes pickled from thence, and is called Mango.
  3. A pickled vegetable or fruit with a spicy stuffing; a vegetable or fruit which has been mangoed.
    • 2004, Elizabeth E. Lea, William Woys Weaver, A Quaker Woman's Cookbook: The Domestic Cookery of Elizabeth Ellicott Lea, page 335:
      In Pennsylvania and western Maryland, mangoes were generally made with green bell peppers.
  4. (US, chiefly southern Midwestern US, dated) A green bell pepper suitable for pickling.
    • 1879, Pennsylvania State Board of Agriculture, Agriculture of Pennsylvania, page 222:
      Mango peppers by the dozen, if owned by the careful housewife, would gladden the appetite or disposition of any epicure or scold.
    • 1896, Ohio State Board of Agriculture, Annual Report, page 154:
      Best mango peppers
    • 1943, August 9, “Mary Adgate”, in Stuffed Mangoes[1], Lima, Ohio, page 5:
      Cut tops from mangoes; remove seeds.
    • 2000, Allan A. Metcalf, How We Talk: American Regional English Today, page 41:
      Finally, although both the South and North Midlands are not known for their tropical climate, that's where mangoes grow. These aren't the tropical fruit, though, but what are elsewhere called green peppers.
  5. A type of muskmelon, Cucumis melo.
  6. Any of various hummingbirds of the genus Anthracothorax.
  7. A yellow-orange color, like that of mango flesh.
    mango colour:  

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VerbEdit

mango (third-person singular simple present mangoes, present participle mangoing, simple past and past participle mangoed)

  1. (uncommon) To stuff and pickle (a fruit).
    • 1870, Hannah Mary Peterson, The Young Wife's Cook Book, page 444:
      Although any melon may be used before it is quite ripe, yet there is a particular sort for this purpose, which the gardeners know, and should be mangoed soon after they are gathered.
    • 1989, William Woys Weaver, America eats: forms of edible folk art:
      In an effort to reproduce the pickle, English cooks took to "mangoing" all sorts of substitutes, from cucumbers to unripe peaches. Americans, however, preferred baby musk melons, or, in areas where they did not grow well, bell peppers.
    • 2008, Beverly Ellen Schoonmaker Alfeld, Pickles To Relish →ISBN, page 66:
      For this cookbook, I made mangoed peppers that were not stuffed with cabbage, but stuffed with green and red tomatoes and onions.

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Antillean CreoleEdit

NounEdit

mango

  1. mango

ChichewaEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mangó class 6

  1. mango (fruit)
  2. plural of bango

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CornishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English mango.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Revived Middle Cornish) IPA(key): [ˈmaŋɡɔ]
  • (Revived Late Cornish) IPA(key): [ˈmæŋɡɔ]

NounEdit

mango m (plural mangos)

  1. mango

MutationEdit


CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English mango, from Portuguese manga, from Malay mangga, from Tamil மாங்காய் (māṅkāy) from மா (, mango species) + காய் (kāy, unripe fruit).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mango n

  1. mango (the fruit of the mango tree)

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DutchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English mango, from Portuguese manga, from Malay mangga, from Tamil மாங்காய் (māṅkāy), from மா (, mango species) + காய் (kāy, unripe fruit).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑŋ.ɡoː/
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  • Hyphenation: man‧go

NounEdit

mango m (plural mango's, diminutive mangootje n)

  1. (Netherlands, Belgium) mango
    Synonyms: manga, manja
  2. (Netherlands, Belgium) mango tree, Mangifera indica

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EsperantoEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From English mango, from Portuguese manga, from Malay mangga, from Tamil மாங்காய் (māṅkāy) from மா (, mango species) + காய் (kāy, unripe fruit).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mango (accusative singular mangon, plural mangoj, accusative plural mangojn)

  1. mango (fruit)

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FinnishEdit

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of mango (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative mango mangot
genitive mangon mangojen
partitive mangoa mangoja
illative mangoon mangoihin
singular plural
nominative mango mangot
accusative nom. mango mangot
gen. mangon
genitive mangon mangojen
partitive mangoa mangoja
inessive mangossa mangoissa
elative mangosta mangoista
illative mangoon mangoihin
adessive mangolla mangoilla
ablative mangolta mangoilta
allative mangolle mangoille
essive mangona mangoina
translative mangoksi mangoiksi
instructive mangoin
abessive mangotta mangoitta
comitative mangoineen

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

mango

  1. mango (fruit)

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

mango

  1. long-nosed kusimanse, common kusimanse, cusimanse, Crossarchus obscurus
    Synonym: kusimanse

GalicianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

mango m (plural mangos)

  1. handle
    Synonym: cabo

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

mango

  1. First-person singular (eu) present indicative of mangar

HiligaynonEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mangô

  1. (derogatory) Idiot.

AdjectiveEdit

mangô

  1. Stupid, foolish.

Usage notesEdit

  • The word can sound friendly and affectionate between close people.

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English mango, from Portuguese manga, from Malay mangga, from Tamil மாங்காய் (māṅkāy) from மா (, mango species) + காய் (kāy, unripe fruit).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mango m (plural manghi)

  1. mango

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mangō m (genitive mangōnis); third declension

  1. dealer, monger (especially of slaves)

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative mangō mangōnēs
Genitive mangōnis mangōnum
Dative mangōnī mangōnibus
Accusative mangōnem mangōnēs
Ablative mangōne mangōnibus
Vocative mangō mangōnēs

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LatvianEdit

 mango on Latvian Wikipedia
 
Mango (1)
 
Mango (2)

EtymologyEdit

Via other European languages, see etymology at English mango.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

mango m (invariable)

  1. tree of the genus Mangifera with aromatic, sweet fruits
    mango ir viens no tropu svarīgākajiem augļu kokiemthe mango is one of the most important tropical fruit trees
  2. mango fruit (the fruit of this tree)
    mango ir tropu koku augļithe mango is a tropical tree fruit
    mēs pasūtām mango sulu ar leduwe ordered mango juice with ice

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English mango, from Portuguese manga, from Malay mangga, from Tamil மாங்காய் (māṅkāy) from மா (, mango species) + காய் (kāy, unripe fruit).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mango n (indeclinable)

  1. mango (fruit and tree)

SpanishEdit

 
un mango de espada

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmanɡo/, [ˈmãŋɡo]

Etymology 1Edit

From Vulgar Latin manicus, from Latin manus (hand).

NounEdit

mango m (plural mangos)

  1. handle (part of an object which is held in the hand)
    • 2011, Estándar de milady: barbero profesional, 5th edition, Milady, page 353:
      Sostenga el mango de la navaja entre los dedos anular y meñique, []
      Hold the razor’s handle between your ring finger and little finger, []

See alsoEdit

 
un mango

Etymology 2Edit

From English mango, from Portuguese manga, from Malay mangga, from Tamil மாங்காய் (māṅkāy) from மா (, mango species) + காய் (kāy, unripe fruit).

NounEdit

mango m (plural mangos)

  1. mango (fruit and tree)
  2. (Argentina, Uruguay, lunfardo, colloquial) cash, dough (money)

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

mango

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of mangar.

Further readingEdit


WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English mango.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mango m (plural mangos)

  1. mango

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
mango fango unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.