Origin of cashew
Examples from the Web for cashew
The fluid contained between the kernel and shell of the cashew nut.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
In some such way as vultures concentrate upon carrion, so news of the cashew sweets had passed through the jungle.
The fruit of the cashew is not palatable, but its juice, when distilled, produces a strong intoxicating spirit.The Pearl of India|Maturin M. Ballou
But all the information we could glean was that they were called French cashew.
Why are the varieties of the cashew tribe, called varnish-trees?
British Dictionary definitions for cashew
Word Origin for cashew
Word Origin and History for cashew
1703, a shortening of French acajou, from older Portuguese acajú from Tupi (Brazil) acajuba, name of the tree that produces the nut.