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avocado (n.)

可食用,油性果实,美洲热带地区常见的一种树,1763年,从西班牙文 avocado ,改变(受早期西班牙文 avocado "律师"的民间词源影响,与 advocate (n.)来自同一拉丁语源),从早期 aguacate ,从纳瓦特尔(阿兹特克) ahuakatl "鳄梨"(次要意思是"睾丸",可能是基于相似性),从原纳桓族 *pawa "鳄梨"。作为色名,最早见于1945年。英文腐 alligator (pear) ,是1763年,来自墨西哥西班牙语 alvacataalligato

Origin and meaning of avocado

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Definitions of avocado from WordNet
1
avocado (n.)
a pear-shaped tropical fruit with green or blackish skin and rich yellowish pulp enclosing a single large seed;
Synonyms: alligator pear / avocado pear / aguacate
avocado (n.)
tropical American tree bearing large pulpy green fruits;
Synonyms: avocado tree / Persea Americana
2
avocado (adj.)
of the dull yellowish green of the meat of an avocado;
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