aguacate

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Asturian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Classical Nahuatl ahuacatl (avocado)

Noun[edit]

aguacate m (plural aguacates)

  1. avocado (fruit)
  2. avocado (tree)

Galician[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Classical Nahuatl ahuacatl (avocado)

Noun[edit]

aguacate m (plural aguacates)

  1. avocado (fruit and tree)

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Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Classical Nahuatl āhuacatl (avocado fruit).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /awaˈkate/, [awaˈkat̪e]

Noun[edit]

aguacate m (plural aguacates)

  1. avocado (fruit)
    • November 2002, J. de Jesús Ornela and Elhadi M. Yahia, "El aguacate en México", Horitcultura internacional volume 38, p. 78, published by the Ministerio de Agricultura, Alimentación y Medio Ambiente of the Spanish federal government
      "Así pues, para el año 1600 el aguacate llega a España, en el año 1650 a Jamaica, en 1700 a Cuba, en 1750 a Ghana, en 1833 a la Florida, en los Estados Unidos, en 1890 a las Filipinas, etc, comenzando así a la distribución del aguacate por el mundo, debido a la cual el término aguacate ha sufrido modificaciones locales tales como alvacata, avocatier, avocaat, zaboca, avocado, avocato, avigato, albecetta, o pera cocodrilo." ("So by the year 1600 the avocado arrived in Spain, in the year 1650 Jamaica, in 1700 Cuba, in 1750 Ghana, in 1833 Florida, in the United States, in 1890 the Philippines, etc, beginning with the distribution of the avocado across the world, similarly the term avocado has suffered several local modifications such as alvacata, avocatier, avocaat, zaboca, avocado, avocato, avigato, albecetta, or crocodile pear.")
  2. avocado (tree)
  3. a shade of green like an avocado
  4. (El Salvador, Guatemala) a loose and lively person

Synonyms[edit]

  • (avocado): avocado (Philippines), palta (Argentina, Chile, Peru, Uruguay), cura (Colombia, dated)

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