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cash·ew

 (kăsh′o͞o, kə-sho͞o′)
n.
1. A tropical American evergreen tree (Anacardium occidentale) widely cultivated for its edible seeds.
2. The kidney-shaped seed of this tree.

[Probably Portuguese acajú, from Tupí, from cajú, yellow fruit, acidic.]
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cashew

(ˈkæʃuː; kæˈʃuː)
n
1. (Plants) a tropical American anacardiaceous evergreen tree, Anacardium occidentale, bearing kidney-shaped nuts that protrude from a fleshy receptacle
2. (Plants) Also called: cashew nut the edible nut of this tree
[C18: from Portuguese cajú, from Tupi acajú]
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cash•ew

(ˈkæʃ u, kəˈʃu)

n.
1. a tropical American tree, Anacardiumoccidentale, with leathery leaves and yellowish pink flowers in open clusters.
2. Also called cash′ew nut`. the small, kidney-shaped, edible nut of this tree.
[1695–1705; < Portuguese cajú]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cashew - tropical American evergreen tree bearing kidney-shaped nuts that are edible only when roastedcashew - tropical American evergreen tree bearing kidney-shaped nuts that are edible only when roasted
cashew nut, cashew - kidney-shaped nut edible only when roasted
Anacardium, genus Anacardium - type genus of the Anacardiaceae: cashew
nut tree - tree bearing edible nuts
2.cashew - kidney-shaped nut edible only when roastedcashew - kidney-shaped nut edible only when roasted
edible nut - a hard-shelled seed consisting of an edible kernel or meat enclosed in a woody or leathery shell
Anacardium occidentale, cashew, cashew tree - tropical American evergreen tree bearing kidney-shaped nuts that are edible only when roasted
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Translations
بُنْدُق شَجَر البَلاذُر الأمريكيشَجَرُ البَلاذُر الأمريكيكَاجُو
kešukešúoříšek kešú
cashewnødcashew-
cashewpähkinä
indijski oraščić
kesu
kasíuhneta, nÿrnahnetanÿrna-, kasíu-
カシューナッツ
캐슈
anakardžio riešutas
anakardija
cajucastanha de caju
oriešok kešu
cashewnöt
เมล็ดมะม่วงหิมพานต์
baladurbaladur fıstığıHint fıstığı
cây điều

cashew

[kæˈʃuː] N (also cashew nut) → anacardo m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

cashew

[ˈkæʃuː] n (also cashew nut) → noix f de cajoucash flow
ncash-flow m, marge f brute d'autofinancement
modif [problem] → de cash-flow
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

cashew

n (= tree)Nierenbaum m; (= nut)Cashewnuss f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

cashew

[kæˈʃuː] n (also cashew nut) → anacardio
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

cashew

(ˈkӕʃuː) noun
a type of small nut. Is that a cashew?
adjective
a cashew nut.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

cashew

كَاجُو kešu cashewnød Cashewnuss φιστίκι κάσιους anacardo cashewpähkinä noix de cajou indijski oraščić anacardio カシューナッツ 캐슈 cashewnoot cashew-nøtt nerkowiec caju кешью cashewnöt เมล็ดมะม่วงหิมพานต์ Hint fıstığı cây điều 腰果
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cashew

n anacardo
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