What Is an Alligator Pear?

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An alligator pear also commonly known as an avocado is a tree native to Puebla, Mexico, classified in the flowering plant family Lauraceae along with cinnamon, camphor and bay laurel. It also refers to the fruit of the tree which is pear-shaped, egg-shaped or spherical. Avocados are commercially valuable and are grown in tropical climates throughout the world producing a green-skinned, pear-shaped fruit that ripens after harvesting.
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Rich and creamy avocados are quite versatile.  You can dice them into salads, stuff them with fillings, or mash them to make guacamole or sandwich spreads... More »
An alligator pear is an avacado that has a par shape and dark green skin. The scientific name is Persea Americana, and it can be grown in very warm climates, either tropical or subtropical
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An alligator pear is actually an avocado. It is classified as a berry as it has its seeds on the inside.
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Alligator pear is another name for the avocado. From American Spanish aguacate,
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alligator pear: a pear-shaped tropical fruit with green or blackish skin and rich yellowish pulp enclosing a single large seed
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