Avocado

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. Avocados are commercially valuable and are cultivated in tropical a...
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Avocado

• (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

(a-voh-KAH-doh) - The avocado used to be called alligator pear. It is a tropical fruit native to Central America. Today, this fruit is grown in Southern California. Avocados do not ripen on the tree and are rarely found ripe in the markets.
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Avocado

(Persea) These small trees are mostly natives of South and Central America, but are also found in the Canary Islands and in southeast Asia. P. Borbonia (the Bull Bay or Red Bay) is a native of the United States from Delaware to Florida and is sometimes planted for ornament. P. palustris is found from North Carolina to Florida and Texas. The species...
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avocado

adjective of the dull yellowish green of the meat of an avocado
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Avocado

Av`o·ca'do noun [ Corrupted from the Mexican ahuacatl : confer Spanish aguacate , French aguacaté , avocat , German avogado baum.] The pulpy fruit of Persea gratissima , a tree of tropical America. It is about the size and shape of a large pear; -- ca...
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avocado

a pear-shaped tropical fruit with green or blackish skin
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Avocado

A rich fruit known for its lush, buttery texture and mild, nutty flavor. Comes from the Nahuatl word for 'testicle,' perhaps for its shape. 80% of the U.S. crop comes from California. Avocados are the chief ingredient in 'guacamole.'
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Avocado

A rich fruit known for its lush, buttery texture and mild, nutty flavor. Comes from the Nahuatl word for "testicle," perhaps for its shape. 80% of the U.S. crop comes from California. Avocados are the chief ingredient in "guacamole."
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Avocado

A round to pear-shaped fruit with a dark green skin harvested from trees, which are grown in semi-tropical regions, such as Africa, Australia, Caribbean, Indonesia, Israel, Peru, Spain, South America, and also in the U.S. Containing up to 20 grams of fat that is high in monounsaturated, the flesh of the avocado provides a rich buttery flavor when e...
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avocado

avocado (ä'vukä'do, ăv'–) , tropical American broad-leaved evergreen tree of the genus Persea of the family Lauraceae (laurel family). The fruit, called avocado, alligator pear, or, in Spanish, aguacate, has a high oil content. It is eaten fresh, chiefly in salads a...
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avocado

fruit of Persea americana of the family Lauraceae, a tree native to the Western Hemisphere from Mexico south to the Andean regions. The tree, tall or ... [2 related articles]
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Avocado

Fruit reputed to act as a stimulator of soluble collagen content in the skin, rich in fats, enzymes
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Avocado

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Avocado

The avocado-pear also known as the avocado, alligator pear or subaltern's butter (Persea gratissima) is an evergreen tree of the family Lauraceae. It has a brownish or puplish pear-shaped berry, weighing around one to two pounds, and filled with an oily, green pulp similar in texture to butter. It is a native tree of tropical America and the West I...
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avocado

Tree belonging to the laurel family, native to Central America. Its dark-green, thick-skinned, pear-shaped fruit has buttery-textured flesh and is used in salads. (Persea americana, family Lauraceae.)
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avocado

[adj] - of the dull yellowish green of the meat of an avocado 2. [n] - tropical American tree bearing large pulpy green fruits
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