n pl , -dos
1 a pear-shaped fruit having a leathery green or blackish skin, a large stony seed, and a greenish-yellow edible pulp
2 the tropical American lauraceous tree, Persea americana, that bears this fruit
3 a dull greenish colour resembling that of the fruit, (Also called (for senses 1, 2))
avocado pear, alligator pear
(C17: from Spanish aguacate, from Nahuatl ahuacatl testicle, alluding to the shape of the fruit)
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