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Definition of the noun aguacate

What does aguacate mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: aguacates

  1. a pear-shaped tropical fruit with green or blackish skin and rich yellowish pulp enclosing a single large seed


Aguacate is a village in Toledo District, Belize. Most of the inhabitants of the village speak Q’eqchi’, a Mayan language.


"Aguacate" is a musical album of Ra.

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Google previewBeing Indian in Hueyapan (2006)

A Revised and Updated Edition by J. Friedlander

Aguacate means avocado. Nahuatl was the language of the Aztecs and became the lingua franca during early colonial times. When the Spaniards needed an indigenous term to identify something they had never seen before, they invariably ...

Google previewCartagena & Caribbean Coast Footprint Focus Guide (2013)

by Ben Box

Aguacate is a beautiful bay with clear, aquamarine water and a small beach. There is a rocky promontory with a blowhole and what locals call 'La Piscina', a natural jacuzzi amongst the rocks which you can lower yourself into using a rope.

Google previewA Birder’s West Indies (2010)

An Island-by-Island Tour by Roland H. Wauer

Aguacate is an army camp that consists of a single headquarters building and a dozen or so small barracks. The Haitian border is nearby, and the camp serves as a control point for emigration into Dominican Republic. We stopped there briefly ...

Google previewHolidays of the World Cookbook for Students (2011)

Updated and Revised by Lois Sinaiko Webb, Lindsay Grace Roten

Crema de Aguacate (Sweet Whipped Avocado) Crema de aguacate is an easy-to -make and attractive dessert served in its own shell. Yield: serves 4 2 large, ripe avocados 1⁄2 cup confectioners' sugar 2 tablespoons lime juice 4 maraschino ...

Google previewSecrets of Colombian Cooking (2004)

by Patricia McCausland-Gallo

Aji de Aguacate is a delicious salsa to serve as a dip for crackers. lt is mostly served at family and weekend gatherings in the Andean zones of Colombia. You can prepare it up tp twelve hours ahead of time, keeping the pit in the mixture to ...

Google previewColorado School Journal (1905)

The aguacate is a green spherical fruit three inches or more in diameter, enclosed in a thin tough rind containing one very large seed surrounded by a half inch of greenish pulp which the natives scrape out with a spoon and sometimes use ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Costa Rica (1991)

by Theodore S. Creedman

AGUACATE. See: MONTE DE AGUACATE. AGUARDIENTE. Any distilled liquor, but particularly aniseed- flavored rum from sugarcane. Its sale was made a government monopoly (the *estanco) in 1783. [L.H.] See also: LIQUOR. AGUERDO ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Nmaes (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

avocado French: avocatier Congo: saboka Latin America: aguacate, palta Peru : abacasi, abocate, acapa, aguacate, ahuacate, ahuacatl, apacha, avocado acapa, cai, huira palta, huira palto, parte, palta, palta moena, palto, paltai, palltay, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Virology (2009)

by Brian W.J. Mahy

Aguacate virus (AGUV) A tentative species in the genus Phlebovirus related to the sandfly fever virus group, not assigned to an antigenic complex. Isolated from Lutzomyia sp in central Panama and Canal Zone. Not reported to cause disease ...

Google previewLittle Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins (2014)

by Julia Cresswell

The 16th century Spanish conquerors of Central America converted ahuacatl to aguacate, then to avocado, Spanish for 'lawyer' (related to English advocate). Avocado entered English in 122 Fruit apricot avocado.

Google previewThe Wizard of Food's Encyclopedia of Kitchen & Cooking Secrets (2010)

by Myles H. Bader

The name avocado is derived from the Spanish word aguacate, which was derived from the word ahuacati, meaning testicle.

Google previewCelebrating Latino Folklore: An Encyclopedia of Cultural Traditions [3 volumes] (2012)

An Encyclopedia of Cultural Traditions by Maria Herrera-Sobek

(answer: aguacate, that is, the avocado) In the above case, the adivinanza is structured as a four-line strophe with a rhyme scheme of abcb—the second line rhyming with the fourth one. Furthermore, the strophe is octosyllabic, that is, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Arthropod-transmitted Infections of Man and Domesticated Animals (2001)

by M. W. Service, R. W. Ashford

Virus name Prototype strain Distribution Arthropod associations Vertebrate associations Aguacate Alenquer Ambe Anhanga Arbia Arboledas Armero Arumowot Belterra Buenaventura Bujaru Cacao Caimito Candiru Chagres Chilibre Corfou ...

Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Agronomic Plants (2012)

by G. Rehm

anakoya-pallam, et-pera avocado pear avocatier Avocadobaum abacate aguacate, palto Persea gratissima Gaertnf. -> 1691 Persea [сгинула S.F.Blake avocado Trapp avocado Persea schiedeana Nees coyo 141 ...

Google previewDictionary of Medical Abbreviations (2016)

The World's most comprehensive list of English-language medical abbreviations and acronyms by Burt Vance

glandular cells of undetermined significance; atypical glands of unknown significance AGUSM= American Global University School of Medicine AGUV = aguacate virus AGV= Ahmed glaucoma valve AGvHD= acute graft-versus-host disease ...

Google previewDictionary of Food (2009)

International Food and Cooking Terms from A to Z by Charles Sinclair

agriões Portugal Watercress agro, all'Italy Dressed with oil and lemon, also soured with lemon juice agrodolceItaly Bittersweet agua Portugal, Spain Water aguacate Spain Avocado aguacates rellenos de atun Mexico Halved avocado pears, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns (1973)

by John Christopher Willis, Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw

(aguacate, avocado, alligator pear, palta) is ed. Persian berries, yellow berries, Rhamnus infutoria L.; -Insect powder, Chrysanthemum roseum Adam.; - lilac, Melia Azedarach L. Persica (Tourn.) Mill. = Prunus L. (Ros.). Perslcaria (Tourn.) ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of toxicology (2005)

Dib-L] by Philip Wexler, Bruce D. Anderson

Reoviridae Aguacate virus, ...

Google previewJablonski's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms & Abbreviations (2008)

by Stanley Jablonski

abnormal glucose tolerance test AGU aspartylglucosaminuria AGUS atypia of glandcellsofundetermined significance AGUV aguacate virus AGV aniline gentianviolet AGVd Australian grapevineviroid AH abdominal hysterectomy; absorptive ...

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The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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