noun (plural chokos)Australian/NZ
The fruit of the chayote plant, eaten as a vegetable in the Caribbean, Australia, and New Zealand.
More example sentences
- Local vegetables are eaten readily and include chokos, red pumpkins, squash, and greens.
- Here's Veronica with her winning entry, made from passionfruit, choko and spring onion.
- It was a nice contrast to the choko khatsé, a spiced potato side dish that was almost tongue-searing in comparison.
mid 18th century: from Spanish chocho, from a Brazilian Indian word. The current spelling dates from the early 20th century.