avocado

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English[edit]

An avocado

Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

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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Adjective[edit]

avocado (not comparable)

  1. Of a dull yellowish-green colour.

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Danish[edit]

Danish Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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

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avocado c (singular definite avocadoen, plural indefinite avocadoer)

  1. avocado

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Noun[edit]

avocado m (invariable)

  1. avocado