avocado avocado  /ˌæ və ˈkɑ doʊ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a pear-shaped tropical fruit with green or blackish skin and rich yellowish pulp enclosing a single large seed
  2. (n) tropical American tree bearing large pulpy green fruits
  3. (adj) of the dull yellowish green of the meat of an avocado

Usage(s):

  1. Thirty years ago only the rich could afford the strange meaty taste of avocado pears.
  2. I'm going to go with avocado.
  3. Try the salad of roast pumpkin, feta cheese and poached egg followed by the tuna carpaccio with avocado.

News

  1. Monday's recipe (6/17/13) - Aimee Fortney's open faced avocado-basil fried egg sandwich

    Quick and easy can still taste like it is gourmet, and with so little effort, too! Open Faced Avocado-Basil Fried Egg sandwiches - the open faced means only one piece of bread, so you can enjoy this in
    on June 18, 2013     Source: WSMV Nashville

  2. California Avocado Commission Partners with Regional Chefs During Peak Season

    IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Chefs Erik Tanaka of Seattle and Lisa Schroeder of Portland Share California Avocado Recipes for June’s California Avocado Month
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Business Wire

  3. Recipe: Avocado with Warm Bacon Cilantro Dressing

    AVOCADO WITH WARM BACON CILANTRO DRESSING
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Troy Record

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Quotes

  1. "It's like Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution - real, good foods. It's OK if I have avocado and olive oil and all these delicious things, you know? I don't feel guilty about that," Christina explains of what she means by healthy eating.
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: Christina Hendricks Source: Softpedia

  2. "The fight for avocados is a fight for all agriculture," said Jerome Stehly, chairman of the California Avocado Commission. "If a Mexican avocado brings in a fruit fly, for example, it affects other crops and causes a quarantine."
    on Jul 13, 2004 By: St Jerome Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  3. "A lot of people don't really know I was a wrestler," Beltran said. "I was All-Avocado League, All-North County, a CIF finalist two years. But I made some bad choices in high school and I didn't go to college. Coulda, shoulda, woulda, you...
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: Carlos Beltran Source: North County Times

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