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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Kidney-shaped nut edible only when roasted; Tropical American evergreen tree bearing kidney-shaped nuts that are edible only when roasted.

Usage examples (37)
  • I would have to say that the cashew is the nut of all nuts.
  • The cashew is a tropical and subtropical evergreen shrub or tree.
  • However, using it as a nutcracker by rolling over a cashew is a lousy idea.
  • The toxic oil from the shell, called cashew nutshell liquid, is collected during the roasting process for more
Tutoring comment
  • That "cachou" (a pastille to sweeten the breath) had a taste like a "cashew" (a nut from a tropical tree).
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