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Pear vs. Avocado

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Pearnoun

An edible fruit produced by the pear tree, similar to an apple but elongated towards the stem.

Avocadonoun

The large, usually yellowish-green or black, pulpy fruit of the avocado tree.

Pearnoun

(also pear tree) A type of fruit tree (Pyrus communis).

Avocadonoun

The avocado tree, Persea americana, of the laurel family.

Pearnoun

The wood of the pear tree (pearwood, pear wood).

Avocadonoun

A dark chartreuse colour, like the colour of the meat of an avocado.

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Pearnoun

Choke pear (a torture device).

Avocadoadjective

Of a dull yellowish-green colour.

Pearnoun

(Jamaica) avocado, alligator pear

Avocadonoun

The pulpy fruit of Persea gratissima, a tree of tropical America. It is about the size and shape of a large pear; - called also avocado pear, alligator pear, midshipman's butter.

Pearnoun

The fleshy pome, or fruit, of a rosaceous tree (Pyrus communis), cultivated in many varieties in temperate climates; also, the tree which bears this fruit. See Pear family, below.

Avocadonoun

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

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Pearnoun

sweet juicy gritty-textured fruit available in many varieties

Avocadonoun

tropical American tree bearing large pulpy green fruits

Pearnoun

Old World tree having sweet gritty-textured juicy fruit; widely cultivated in many varieties

Avocadoadjective

of the dull yellowish green of the meat of an avocado

Pearnoun

a sweet yellowish- or brownish-green edible fruit that is typically narrow at the stalk and wider towards the base, with sweet, slightly gritty flesh.

Avocadonoun

a pear-shaped fruit with a rough leathery skin and smooth, oily edible flesh

‘serve with slices of avocado’; ‘a salad of avocados and oranges’;

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Pearnoun

the Eurasian tree which bears the pear.

Avocadonoun

a light green colour like that of the flesh of avocados.

Pear

Pears are fruits produced and consumed around the world, growing on a tree and harvested in late Summer into October. The pear tree and shrub are a species of genus Pyrus , in the family Rosaceae, bearing the pomaceous fruit of the same name.

Avocadonoun

the tropical evergreen tree that bears the avocado, native to Central America and widely cultivated elsewhere.

Avocado

The avocado (Persea americana), a tree likely originating from south-central Mexico, is classified as a member of the flowering plant family Lauraceae. The fruit of the plant, also called an avocado (or avocado pear or alligator pear), is botanically a large berry containing a single large seed.

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