Definition of Anacardium occidentale
1. Noun. Tropical American evergreen tree bearing kidney-shaped nuts that are edible only when roasted.
Terms within: Cashew, Cashew Nut
Group relationships: Anacardium, Genus Anacardium
Generic synonyms: Nut Tree
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Literary usage of Anacardium occidentale
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1. A Botanical Materia Medica by Jonathan Stokes (1812)
"Anacardium occidentale. Alst. ii. 252. Berg. 347. Bryant 352. Chom. 337. Dale 310. Linn. 126. Mill. Jos. 35. Murr. iv. 413. ..."
2. Pharmaceutical Journal by Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1851)
"... and tomentosa) Cashew ditto (Anacardium occidentale) Hog-plum ditto (Spondias lútea) Bark of Malpighia ? abundant on the savannahs in the interior, ..."
3. Medical lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science, Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1866)
"CASHEW, ( (F.) Acajou,] Anacardium occidentale—c. ... Anacardium occidentale. CAS'SYTA FILIFORM'IS. A South African plant, Nat. Ord, Laurine^?, which is ..."
4. The Untoward Effects of Drugs: A Pharmacological and Clinical Manual by Louis Lewin (1883)
"Cardol derived from anacardium occidentale is known as ... But the anacardium occidentale is also often not limited in its sphere of action, ..."
5. Henderson's Handbook of Plants and General Horticulture \ by Peter Henderson (1910)
"Anacardium occidentale, Barbadoes. The seed of Curcas purgan». Ar. See Bunium flexuosum. Barcelona. ... The seed of Anacardium occidentale. Cob. ..."