Noix de cajou

Cashew nut fruits growing on tree

Anacardium occidentale

Cashew (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

Shortening of French acajou, from Portuguese acaju, from Tupian acajuba or aka'iu.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkæʃuː/, /ˈkæʃjuː/, /kəˈʃuː/
  • Homophone: cachou

Noun

cashew (plural cashews)

  1. A tree, Anacardium occidentale, native to northeastern Brazil, now widely grown in tropical climates for its cashew nuts and cashew apples.
    Synonym: acajou
  2. A cashew nut.

Derived terms

  • cashew apple
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