Definition of Marang
1. Noun. Philippine tree similar to the breadfruit tree bearing edible fruit.
Group relationships: Artocarpus, Genus Artocarpus
Generic synonyms: Fruit Tree
2. Noun. Tropical fruit from the Philippines having a mass of small seeds embedded in sweetish white pulp.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Marang
Literary usage of Marang
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Manual of Tropical and Subtropical Fruits: Excluding the Banana, Coconut by Wilson Popenoe (1920)
"The marang has been introduced into the United States, but does not promise well either in Florida or in California. ..."
2. Annals of Rural Bengal by William Wilson Hunter (1897)
"They having filled up the handa with water, marang Buru inquired of them ... After that, marang Buru returning, saw them that they were greatly intoxicated. ..."
3. Sketches from Santalistan by Mathew Andreas Pederson (1913)
"marang Buru then taught them witchcraft and gave them full directions how to "eat people." Before cock's crow they returned to their homes rejoicing. ..."
4. Children in Sudan: Slaves, Street Children and Child Soldiers by Jemera Rone (1995)
"After a Nuer or SPLA factional raid devastated marang in 1991 or 1992, government troops arrived in Bor and marang in 1992, by which time there was no food ..."
5. A Statistical Account of Bengal by William Wilson Hunter, Herbert Hope Risley, Hermann Michael Kisch (1877)
"Some had rocks, some groves, some pools, some rivers, as their abodes ; and thus originated the Naiads and Dryads, the marang-Buni or ..."
6. The Story of an Indian Upland by Francis Bradley Bradley-Birt (1905)
"As soon as Thakur heard that they were born, he sent marang Buru to bring ... The boy's was ten cubits long, and marang Buru showed him how to tie it round ..."
7. Primitive Culture: Researches Into the Development of Mythology, Philosophy by Sir Edward Burnett Tylor (1891)
"... of Bengal consider their great deity marang Buru, Great Mountain, to be the Rain-god. marang Buru, one of the most conspicuous hills of the plateau near ..."