Definition of Avocado pear

1. Noun. A pear-shaped tropical fruit with green or blackish skin and rich yellowish pulp enclosing a single large seed.

Exact synonyms: Aguacate, Alligator Pear, Avocado
Generic synonyms: Edible Fruit
Group relationships: Avocado, Avocado Tree, Persea Americana



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Literary usage of Avocado pear

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1. The Colony of British Honduras: Its Resources and Prospects, with Particular by Sir Daniel Morris (1883)
"... and avocado pear. Mangosteen. Durian and new fruit-trees. Food plants. Yams, sweet potatoes, beans and cassava. Pumpkins, cucumbers, and melons. ..."

2. Origin of Cultivated Plants by Alphonse de Candolle (1885)
"The avocado pear is one of the most highly prized of tropical fruits. ... Clusius,6 writing in 1601, says that the avocado pear is an American fruit tree ..."

3. Myths and Legends of Flowers, Trees, Fruits, and Plants in All Ages and in by Charles Montgomery Skinner (1911)
"avocado pear The avocado, or alligator pear, a soft and rather salve- like fruit, used pleasantly in salad, was a favorite food of ..."

4. Origin of Cultivated Plants by Alphonse de Candolle (1886)
"The avocado pear is one of the most highly prized of tropical fruits. ... Clusius,6 writing in 1601, says that the avocado pear is an American fruit tree ..."

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