Anacardium

noun
type genus of the Anacardiaceae: cashew
Syn: ↑genus Anacardium
Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Anacardiaceae, ↑family Anacardiaceae, ↑sumac family
Member Meronyms: ↑cashew, ↑cashew tree, ↑Anacardium occidentale

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anacardium /a-nə-kärˈdi-əm/
noun
A plant of the cashew-nut genus Anacardium, giving name to a family Anacardiāˈceae related to the hollies and maples
ORIGIN: Gr ana according to, and kardiā heart (from the shape of the fruit)
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anacardiāˈceous adjective

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  • Anacardium — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda ? Anacardium Anacardium occidentale Clasificación científica …   Wikipedia Español

  • Anacardium — Anacardier …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Anacardium — An a*car di*um, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? similar to + ? heart; the fruit of this plant being thought to resemble the heart of a bird.] (Bot.) A genus of plants including the cashew tree. See {Cashew}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Anacardĭum — L. (Nierenbaum), Gattung der Anakardiazeen, Bäume und Sträucher mit großen, einfachen, ganzrandigen, lederartigen Blättern, kleinen zweihäusigen Blüten in endständigen, trugdoldigen Rispen und nierenförmiger Steinfrucht auf fleischigem,… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Anacardium — Anacardĭum Rottb., Nierenbaum, amerik. Baumgattg. der Anakardiazeen; A. occidentāle L. liefert nierenförmige Steinfrüchte (Anakardĭen, westind. Elefantenläuse, Acajounüsse), deren schwarzes, ätzendes Öl medizinisch verwendet wird; der Saft der… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Anacardium — taxobox name = Anacardium image caption = Anacardium occidentale fruit regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Eudicots unranked ordo = Rosids ordo = Sapindales familia = Anacardiaceae genus = Anacardium genus authority …   Wikipedia

  • Anacardium — | Anacardier …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Anacardium — ID 3615 Symbol Key ANACA Common Name anacardium Family Anacardiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution PR, VI Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Anacardium L. — Symbol ANACA Common Name anacardium Botanical Family Anacardiaceae …   Scientific plant list

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