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avocado

noun [C] uk   /ˌæv.ə.ˈkɑː.dəʊ/  us   /-doʊ/ (plural avocados) (UK also avocado pear)
a tropical fruit with thick, green, or purple skin, a large, round seed, and green flesh that can be eaten
Translations of “avocado”
in Arabic أفوكادو…
in Korean 아보카도…
in Malaysian avokado…
in French avocat…
in Turkish avokado…
in Italian avocado…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鱷梨…
in Russian авокадо…
in Polish awokado…
in Vietnamese quả bơ…
in Spanish aguacate…
in Portuguese abacate…
in Thai อะโวคาโด ผลไม้เขตร้อนชนิดหนึ่งรูปร่างคล้ายลูกแพร์…
in German die Avokado…
in Catalan alvocat…
in Japanese アボカド…
in Indonesian apokat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鳄梨…
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