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Definition of avocado
noun (plural avocados)
- 1a pear-shaped fruit with a rough leathery skin, smooth oily edible flesh, and a large stone:serve with slices of avocadoAlso called alligator pear.
mid 17th century: from Spanish, alteration (influenced by avocado 'advocate') of aguacate, from Nahuatl ahuacatl
Spell avocado with an o after the v.