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Definition of Avocado

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pear-shaped green fruit which grows on trees, alligator pear; evergreen tropical American tree that bears the avocado fruit
of the blunt yellowish green of the avocado fruit's pulp
salad made of various vegetables mixed with chopped or diced avocado
Avocado Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
The pulpy fruit of Persea gratissima, a tree of tropical America. It is about the size and shape of a large pear; -- called also avocado pear, alligator pear, midshipman's butter.
  
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avocado
\av`o*ca"do\ (&?;), n. [corrupted from the mexican ahuacatl: cf. sp. aguacate, f. aguacaté, avocat, g. avogadobaum.] the pulpy fruit of persea gratissima, a tree of tropical america. it is about the size and shape of a large pear; -- called also avocado pear, alligator pear, midshipman's butter.


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 avocado pear 
Concise English-Irish Dictionary v. 1.1
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WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. a pear-shaped tropical fruit with green or blackish skin and rich yellowish pulp enclosing a single large seed
(synonym) alligator pear, avocado pear, aguacate
(hypernym) edible fruit
(part-holonym) avocado tree, Persea Americana
2. tropical American tree bearing large pulpy green fruits
(synonym) avocado tree, Persea Americana
(hypernym) fruit tree
(member-holonym) Persea, genus Persea
(part-meronym) alligator pear, avocado pear, aguacate

Adjective
1. of the dull yellowish green of the meat of an avocado
(similar) chromatic
Avocado Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
The avocado (Persea americana) is a tree native to Mexico and Central America, classified in the flowering plant family Lauraceae along with cinnamon, camphor and bay laurel. Avocado or alligator pear also refers to the fruit, botanically a large berry that contains a single seed.

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Avocado Definition from Medicine Dictionaries & Glossaries
DietWatch™ Nutrition Facts
Amount per 100g:
Calories.......................161
Total Fat......................15 g
• Saturated Fat.................2 g
Cholesterol..................0 mg
Sodium........................10 mg
Total Carbohydrate......7 g
• Dietary Fiber...................5 g
Protein.........................2 g
 Vitamin A  612 IU   Vitamin C  8 mg
 Calcium    11 mg    Iron         1 mg
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