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Noun
/ˌavəˈkädō/,/ˌävə-/,
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avocados, plural;
  1. A pear-shaped fruit with a rough leathery skin, smooth oily edible flesh, and a large stone
    • - serve with slices of avocado
  2. A light green color like that of the flesh of avocados

  3. The tropical evergreen tree that bears this fruit. It is native to Central America and widely cultivated elsewhere


  1. of the dull yellowish green of the meat of an avocado
  2. a pear-shaped tropical fruit with green or blackish skin and rich yellowish pulp enclosing a single large seed
  3. tropical American tree bearing large pulpy green fruits
  4. The avocado (Persea americana) is a tree native to the Caribbean, Mexico, South America and Central America, classified in the flowering plant family Lauraceae along with cinnamon, camphor and bay laurel. ...
  5. Green is a color, the perception of which is evoked by light having a spectrum dominated by energy with a wavelength of roughly 520–570 nanometres. ...
  6. (Avocados) a treasury of vitamins, minerals and natural oils, were once used as an aphrodisiac. Although we make no guarantees on that account, the oils do have an ancient history of use in cosmetics. ...
  7. A rich fruit known for its lush, buttery texture and mild, nutty flavor. Comes from the Nahuatl word for "testicle," perhaps for its shape. 80% of the U.S. crop comes from California. Avocados are the chief ingredient in "guacamole."
  8. Botanically a fruit, the avocado is usually treated as a vegetable. Avocados have been widely used in Latin America since the time of the Aztecs, Mayas and Incas.
  9. Avocado is filled with vitamins and antioxidants and is used as a replenishing moisturizer. Mash one and slather it on your face. Let it sit for 20 minutes.
  10. N (Persea americana fruit) avokadoAk, (tree) avokadarboAk, avokadujoAk
  11. palta (Bolivia, Peru, Southern Cone*), aguacate (Spain, Latin America, Northern South America)
  12. Oil from seed and pulp used in creams, lotions, and hair preparations. Found to signigicantly increase the water soluble collagen content in the dermis.
  13. comes from the Aztec word ahucatl 'testicle' and guacamole comes from ahuacatl-molli 'avocado sauce'; the plural of avocado is avocados
  14. An avocado if purchased green at the store will take a few days to ripen on your counter. (Don’t buy the overly soft ones.) Avocados are great in smoothies and also sliced in sandwiches and topped on salads. Avocados are also a great healthy fat. ...
  15. is technically a fruit, yet chemically more like a nut. The avocado is commonly used as a creamy, sensory vegetable. 88% of an avocado’s calorie comes from fat, primarily mono-saturated fat. Avocados are a good source of protein, potassium, and vitamin E.
  16. A soft fruit with thick green skin and a large stone.  Avocado trees grow in the Caribbean and the South Americas.  Slices of this fruit alongside dishes, made into dips and in salads give a real flavour of the Caribbean.
  17. Avocado oil is highly therapeutic oil rich in Vitamins A, B1, B2, D, and E. Skin problems, especially eczema, are reputed to respond well to it high vitamin content.
  18. A fruit that grows in tropical and subtropical climates. The fruit may be round, oval or pear-shaped. Its skin color ranges from green to dark purple, depending on the variety. Avocados have a yellow-green pulp and contain one large seen. ...
  19. A tropical fruit. The flesh has a creamy, buttery taste and is a pale yellow-green color. Each avocado has one large stone and a skin ranging in color from green to black. If the stone is removed undamaged, it can be grown into a nice houseplant.
  20. Rich oil that nourishes and restores dry dehydrated skin. It is rich in Vitamins A, B1, B2, D and E, protein and pantothenic acid. (Organic Night Cream)
  21. A fruit treated as a vegetable, the avocado is native to Central or South America, but is now widely grown in Florida, California, and many other warm places. It should be quite soft before opening and eating. ...
  22. is an evergreen tree native to the tropical New World. Its green to dark-purple fruit is properly known as an avocado pear because of its shape. It is high in vitamins A, B and rich in linoleic acid, an essential fatty acid which helps skin to retain moisture. ...
  23. conditioning and protecting extract for hair and skin
  24. A pear-shaped tropical fruit, treated as a vegetable. It has a large pit, yellow to green flesh, and a leathery skin. The flesh has a buttery texture and is unusually high in unsaturated fat. ...
  25. vitamins A & E, lecithin, protein, antioxidant The fatty, green flesh of this fruit moisturizes, tightens, heals, regenerates, soothes, renews and nourishes aging and damaged skin. Use the oil in lotions and creams.