Meaning of “avocado” in the English Dictionary


"avocado" in English

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avocadonoun [ C ]

uk /ˌæv.əˈkɑː.dəʊ/ us /ˌæv.əˈkɑː.doʊ/ plural avocados UK also avocado pear

Examples from literature

  • A Japanese sushi chef working in California put avocado in a sushi roll instead of o-toro (fatty tuna). 
  • Americans who didn’t want to try raw fish but enjoyed avocado loved this new kind of food. 

(Definition of “avocado” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"avocado" in American English

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avocadonoun [ C ]

us /ˌɑ·vəˈkɑ·doʊ, ˌæv·ə-/ plural avocados

a fruit with thick green or black skin, a large round seed at the center, and oily green or yellow flesh, which is often eaten as a vegetable in salads

(Definition of “avocado” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)