Avocado - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌævəˈkɑːdoʊ|  American pronunciation of the word avocado
Brit.  |ˌavəˈkɑːdəʊ|  British pronunciation of the word avocado

noun

- a pear-shaped tropical fruit with green or blackish skin and rich yellowish pulp enclosing a single large seed (syn: aguacate)
- tropical American tree bearing large pulpy green fruits

adjective

- of the dull yellowish green of the meat of an avocado

Examples

Avocado salad is a favourite of mine.

she always looked forward to the avocado season

Word forms

noun
singular: avocado
plural: avocados
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