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Avocado - Wikipedia

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The avocado (Persea americana) is a tree that is native to South Central Mexico, classified as a member of the flowering plant family Lauraceae. Avocado (also alligator pear) also refers to the tree...

Alligator pear - definition of alligator pear by The Free Dictionary

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Define alligator pear. alligator pear synonyms, alligator pear pronunciation, alligator ... 1. a large, usu. pear-shaped fruit having green to blackish skin, a single ...

Alligator pear | Define Alligator pear at Dictionary.com

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It was like an alligator pear—and his complexion was like those cactus fruits that likewise infest fancy grocers' shops. Ptomaine Street Carolyn Wells. In Florida ...

Why avocados are called “alligator pears” and “fertility fruit”?

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Jul 15, 2010 ... The many names of the avocado are as wacky as the fruit is yummy. ... called it the “avogado pear,” leading to the misunderstanding of “alligator pear. ..... I was still living there when I first tried guacamole in Spanish class, but ...

Apple, Pear, Quince, Loquat, Peach, Cherry, Jujube, Olive ...

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Nov 7, 2009 ... Fruits Of The Rose, Olive, Avocado & Mahagany Families .... Varieties of the common pear (Pyrus communis): A. and B. Red and yellow 'Bartlett' .... The avocado or alligator pear (Persea americana) is a member of the laurel ...

Urban Dictionary: alligator pear

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An avocado is called an alligator pear by some New Orleanians. You can't make guacamole without an alligator pear. #avacado #new orleans #fruit ...

Food Facts & Trivia: Alligator Pear - FoodReference.com

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Alligator Pear Trivia: Food Reference, Culinary and cooking history, trivia, ... In the Nahuatl language of the Aztecs, the word for the fruit of the avocado tree was  ...

The Avocado Pear or Alligator Pear in Jamaica - Avocadosource.com

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The above names refer to one and the same fruit in Jamaica. ... The name " Aligator Pear" here refers to a particular variety which has a very long neck which is ...

The Selling of the Avocado - The Atlantic

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Jan 31, 2015 ... How the "alligator pear" went from obscure delicacy to America's favorite fruit. ... The avocado has recently claimed the top spot in America's fruit baskets. ... which are crammed with monounsaturated fat—the “good” kind of fat ...

alligator pear - Dictionary Definition : Vocabulary.com

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Type of: edible fruit. edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh. Word Family. alligator pearalligator pears. the "alligator pear"  ...