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  • n. Plural form of avocado.


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  • While the bilateral trade in avocados is now worth more than 1 billion dollars annually, the U.S. currently restricts the importing of avocados to the District of Colombia and 19 northeastern states.

    Lloyd Mexico Economic Report - November 2001

  • For example, Rudy refers to a boatload of black - market avocados from the Cayman Islands.

    An Interview with Robert Hellenga

  • The best way to freeze the prepared mashed avocados is to use a freeze-weight zip lock bag.

    Can you freeze aguacate?

  • By the way the apple/avocados is pretty good line to use: -)

    How Much Bandwidth Can You Buy With $15,000?

  • Starting in the Patronato neighbourhood, home to many of the city's Middle Eastern and Asian immigrants, we try "the best seafood empanadas in the city", before moving on to explore the sprawling La Vega market, where the air is permeated with the smell of fresh coriander and the avocados are the size of mangos.

    Santiago: chill out in Chile's capital

  • A man came by and took 15 quintals of avocados, that is a source for the black market that has nothing to do with the problem of [words indistinct] but with theft and crime.

    Castro Discusses Free Farmers Markets

  • The array of recipes ushers in the freshness of spring, calling avocados, oranges, and raspberries in some, into duty.


  • No wonder Shelley calls avocados God's incredible green butter!

    Articles of Health

  • Research suggests that the Vitamin E found in its natural form in foods such as avocados is indeed protective, while synthetic Vitamin E (alpha tocopherol acetate) supplements do not show this protective effect.

    Nalini Chilkov: Avocados: A Super Cancer Fighting Food

  • Produce that's usually peeled, such as avocados and bananas, doesn't have to be organic, she said.

    2 families put grocery bills on a diet


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  • Added to the list by suggestion of bilby, due to its interesting etymology. Adapted from Mexican-Spanish aguacate, derived from the Nahuatl word �?huacatl meaning avocado, testicle.

    I didn't spell it avocadoes because I hate that spelling. Thanks for noticing.

    November 24, 2007