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mango

(măng`gō), evergreen tree of the Anacardiaceae (sumacsumac
or sumach
, common name for some members of the Anacardiaceae, a family of trees and shrubs native chiefly to the tropics but ranging into north temperate regions and characterized by resinous, often acrid, sap.
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 family), native to tropical E Asia and now grown in both hemispheres. The chief species, Mangifera indica, is believed to have been cultivated for about 6,000 years. It was introduced into Brazil by Portuguese colonists. Many horticultural varieties have been developed. The mango tree grows rapidly and may attain a height of 90 ft (27 m) and a spread of 120 ft (37 m). It is densely covered with glossy leaves and bears small, fragrant yellowish or reddish flowers. The fruit, a fleshy drupe, is about 6 in. (15.2 cm) long and has thick greenish to yellowish-red mottled skin, pale yellow to orange-red flesh, and a large seed, the kernel of which is edible when cooked. Mango fruits are luscious, aromatic, and slightly acid. Equivalent in importance to the apple of Europe and N America, they are a vital food source for millions of inhabitants of the tropics. Mangoes are eaten fresh (green or mature), often as a dessert fruit, and are also cooked, dried, and canned. They are used in chutneys, jellies, and jams. The tree is propagated by grafting and budding and to a lesser extent by seed. Mangoes are classified in the division MagnoliophytaMagnoliophyta
, division of the plant kingdom consisting of those organisms commonly called the flowering plants, or angiosperms. The angiosperms have leaves, stems, and roots, and vascular, or conducting, tissue (xylem and phloem).
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, class Magnoliopsida, order Sapindales, family Anacardiaceae.
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mango

mango

Very sweet, popular in smoothies. High in prebiotic dietary fiber, magnesium for heart, stress, cramps, spasms, enzymes for digestion, stomach, antioxidant. In cashew (nightshade) family.

mango

[′maŋ·gō]
(botany)
Mangifera indica. A large evergreen tree of the sumac family (Anacardiaceae), native to southeastern Asia, but now cultivated in Africa, tropical America, Florida, and California for its edible fruit, a thick-skinned, yellowish-red, fleshy drupe.

mango

1. a tropical Asian anacardiaceous evergreen tree, Mangifera indica, cultivated in the tropics for its fruit
2. the ovoid edible fruit of this tree, having a smooth rind and sweet juicy orange-yellow flesh

mango

(jargon)
/mang'go/ (Originally in-house jargon at Symbolics) A manager.

Compare mangler. See also devo and doco.

Mango

The code name for Version 7.5 of Windows Phone. See Windows Phone.
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There are over 110 varieties of high quality mangoes in Pakistan and the country is the 5th largest producer and 6th largest exporter in the world, according to press statement issued on Saturday.
The TDAP further said that in order to promote Pakistani mangoes, Trade Development Authority of Pakistan has organized mango shows during current mango season at United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Malaysia and other countries.
For the past few weeks, markets are full of mangoes and one can get the fruit at every nook and corner of residential colonies.
There are over 450 varieties of mangoes in Pakistan, but the most popular commercial varieties include Chaunsa, Sindhri, Anwar Retol, Dasehri, Langra, Neelam, Saroli, Fajri, Gulab Khas, Totapari, Benganpali and Padam.
This year, the festival features more than 85 varieties of mangoes from the US, Brazil, Ivory Coast, Peru, Colombia, Mexico, Indonesia, Sudan, Yemen, Pakistan, Egypt, Kenya, Thailand, India and Sri Lanka.
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The mangoes have come from Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala.
She said she will try to organize another mango festival in cooperation with the Pakistani consulate to showcase the different species of mangoes alongside a number of mango delicacies.
75 million tonnes of mangoes every year out of which only five per cent is exported.
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World imports of mangoes increased from 397,623 metric tons in 1996 to 826,584 metric tons in 2005.
Pakistan is the third largest producer of mangoes in the world and produces world's finest quality of mangoes.