noun, plural av·o·ca·dos.
Examples from the Web for avocado
De Merode sits at a long table and digs into a plate piled with rice, beans, and avocado.A Belgian Prince, Gorillas, Guerrillas & the Future of the Congo|Nina Strochlic|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“I have three piles of fundraising,” she said, pushing aside a sliced egg and avocado salad to demonstrate.Can New York Democrat Zephyr Teachout Stop Governor Andrew Cuomo?|David Freedlander|August 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Any time of the day here is good to try tayoyos, an oval-shaped cake made of masa and stuffed with beans and avocado leaves.
Chipotle noted in a recent investor letter that they might cut back on their signature guacamole because of avocado scarcity.America’s Next Agricultural Revolution Will Happen Indoors|Sarah Kunst|April 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Of note: The bracketed [a] in the titles means that this is an avocado, as opposed to a male [m] or female [f].Five Subreddits You May Have Missed, and Probably Still Should Give a Miss|Kelly Williams Brown|April 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Avocado was the name given by the Spanish conquistadores to the Persea gratissima, whose fruit is the “alligator pear.”"Gombo Zhbes"|Lafcadio Hearn
They have not the plantain, good 21 baked, nor the avocado or alligator pear, which fried in butter or oil is so admirable.The Art of Entertaining|M. E. W. Sherwood
The avocado pear-tree, I should think, has no relations among trees!Adventures of a Young Naturalist|Lucien Biart
The avocado pear is one of the most highly prized of tropical fruits.Origin of Cultivated Plants|Alphonse De Candolle
Cornelius nodded to several of the soldiers, who led the supercargo away behind an avocado tree.A Son Of The Sun|Jack London
British Dictionary definitions for avocado
noun plural -dos
- a dull greenish colour resembling that of the fruit
- (as modifier)an avocado bathroom suite