Definition of Cashew tree
1. Noun. Tropical American evergreen tree bearing kidney-shaped nuts that are edible only when roasted.
Terms within: Cashew, Cashew Nut
Group relationships: Anacardium, Genus Anacardium
Generic synonyms: Nut Tree
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cashew Tree
Literary usage of Cashew tree
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1. Adventures in Stewardship by Ralph Spaulding Cushman, Martha F. Bellinger (1919)
"UNDER THE cashew tree Not only in India, which boasts of ancient culture and ancient ... "One of the trees native to Africa is called the cashew tree. ..."
2. A Complete pronouncing medical dictionary: Embracing the Terminology of by Joseph Thomas (1885)
"Cashew-nut, or marking- nut. The nut contains. between its rind and shell, a red, inflammable, and very caustic liquor, or oil. See CASHEW-TREE. ..."
3. Select Reviews of Literature, and Spirit of Foreign Magazines edited by Enos Bronson (1810)
"... with difficulty, we regained our sheltering cashew tree, which we saw again with as much pleasure, as a traveller, after a long journey, experiences, ..."