Acajou meaning

akəsho͝o
The cashew.
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Any of several tropical trees yielding fine cabinet wood, including the mahogany.
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The cashew tree. [From the late 16th century.]
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A cashew nut. [From the late 16th century.]
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The wood from the mahogany tree or other trees from the family Meliaceae.
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A moderate reddish brown that is slightly yellower and stronger than mahogany.
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Origin of acajou

  • Borrowing from French acajou ("cashew"), from Portuguese acaju, from Old Tupi acaju or agapú (“mahogany”) or the same root as cashew.

    From Wiktionary