cash·ew (kăsh, kə-sh)
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.]
(click for a larger image)cashew
cashew nut attached to a cashew apple (red)
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