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Definition of the noun alligator pear

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noun

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

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Google previewDictionary of Americanisms (1877)

A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded as Peculiar to the United States by John Russell Bartlett

Alligator Pear. (Lourus persea.) A West Indian fruit, resembling a pear in shape. It contains within its rind a yellow butyraceous substance, which, when the fruit is perfectly ripe, constitutes an agreeable food, an English corruption of the ...

Google previewDictionary of Americanisms, 2nd ed. enlarged (1859)

by John Russell Bartlett

Alligator Pear. (Laurus persea.) A West Indian fruit, resembling a pear in shape. It contains within its rind a yellow butyraceous substance, which, when the fruit is perfectly ripe, constitutes an agreeable food. Also called Avocado or Avigato ...

Google previewBARTLETT'S DICTIONARY OF AMERICANISMS (1859)

by JOHN RUSSELL BARTLETT

Alligator Pear. (Laurus persea.) A West Indian fruit, resembling a pear in shape. It contains within its rind a yellow butyraceous substance, which, when the fruit is perfectly ripe, constitutes an agreeable food. Also called Avocado or Avigato ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

oont allied to elk moose allied to stoat and ferret weasel alligator cayman alligator or avocado pear alligator pear aguacate, avocado all-important crucial, essential, magnanimous, vital all in collapsed, exhausted, fatigued, pooped, spent, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

AKA Alligator Pear; Avocado Pear. AVOCADO BARK-BEETLE Paleticus spp. [ Coleoptera: Curculionidae]. AVOCADO BROWN-MITE Oligonychus punicae ( Hirst) [Acarina: Tetranychidae]. A pest on avocado and grapevines. AKA Ash Flower ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

Lauxus Pfxjea, the avocado pear tree, or have not acquired a cineritious bark, are too full alligator pear, rises to a considerable height, with of lap and mucilage, and have little aroma. It is a straight trunk, of which the bark and wood are the liber ...

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