avocado

See also: Avocado

EnglishEdit

An avocado

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish aguacate, from Nahuatl āhuacatl. Influenced by confusion with Spanish abogado (lawyer).

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NounEdit

avocado (plural avocados or avocadoes or avocadi)

  1. The large, usually yellowish-green or black, pulpy fruit of the avocado tree.
  2. The avocado tree, Persea americana, of the laurel family.
  3. A dull yellowish-green colour, the colour of the meat of an avocado.
    avocado colour:    

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Derived termsEdit

  • avocado pear

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AdjectiveEdit

avocado (not comparable)

  1. Of a dull yellowish-green colour.

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DanishEdit

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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish aguacate, from Nahuatl āhuacatl (testicle, avocado).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /avokaːdo/, [avoˈkʰæːd̥o]

NounEdit

avocado c (singular definite avocadoen, plural indefinite avocadoer)

  1. avocado

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NounEdit

avocado m (invariable)

  1. avocado
Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 00:30