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alligator pear

noun
1.
avocado (def 1).
Origin
1755-1765
1755-65; alligator, alteration by folk etymology of Spanish avocado or American Spanish aguacate (see avocado)
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British Dictionary definitions for alligator pear

alligator pear

noun
1.
another name for avocado
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