Long forceps with a small hinged jaw on the end.
Why Avocados are Called Alligator Pears and More Wacky NamesAs you munch on guacamole and chips, chew on the etymology of the humble avocado. Its many names are as wacky as the fruit is yummy.
drain the swampRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
- alligator clip,
- alligator gar,
- alligator lizard,
- alligator pear,
- alligator pepper,
- alligator shear
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