Definition of aguacate in English:

aguacate

noun

  • The avocado; (also) the tropical evergreen tree, Persea americana, which bears this fruit (now rare).

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Johnson (d. 1644), apothecary and soldier. From Spanish aguacate from Nahuatl ahuacatl.

Pronunciation

aguacate

/ˌaɡwəˈkɑːti/