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Meaning of aguacate

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Danilo Enrique Noreña Benítez


In Galician, Portuguese and Spanish, avocado, mean the same thing. It is one of the common names of a tree and a fruit of American origin, which is considered highly nutritious. Its scientific name is Persea americana and belongs to the family Lauraceae. It also receives other common names such as e.g. avocado. In Nahuatl ahuacatl or avocado means testicle.


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Markel García

Fruit with high content in fat which is used in the preparation of salads. Avocado is native to mesoamerica even though nowadays there are plantations of avocado around the world.


What is the meaning of aguacate in the Galician open dictionary

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