Definitions for "Cashew"
A tree (Anacardium occidentale) of the same family which the sumac. It is native in tropical America, but is now naturalized in all tropical countries. Its fruit, a kidney-shaped nut, grows at the extremity of an edible, pear-shaped hypocarp, about three inches long.
the cashew nut.
tropical American evergreen tree bearing kidney-shaped nuts that are edible only when roasted