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noun (plural avocados)
- 1 (British also avocado pear) a pear-shaped fruit with a rough leathery skin and smooth, oily edible flesh: a salad of avocados and oranges [mass noun]:serve with slices of avocadoAlso called alligator pear.
mid 17th century: from Spanish, alteration (influenced by avocado 'advocate') of aguacate, from Nahuatl ahuacatl
Spell avocado with an o after the v.