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Noun: alligator pear  'a-lu,gey-tur pehr
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: avocado)
  1. A pear-shaped tropical fruit with green or blackish skin and rich yellowish pulp enclosing a single large seed
    - avocado, avocado pear, aguacate

Derived forms: alligator pears

Type of: edible fruit

Part of: avocado, avocado tree, Persea Americana

Encyclopedia: Alligator pear