Recent Examples on the WebThe menu for that evening mentions venison, bacon, and filet mignon; an October 1926 luncheon reportedly contained clam broth, lobster, and alligator pear (that is, avocado) salad.
Mayukh Sen, Bon Appétit, 14 Oct. 2021 Known early on as alligator pears for their coarse texture and dark skin, avocados vary dramatically in color, texture, shape and even size, ranging from as little as a few ounces to up to four pounds per fruit.
Noelle Carter, latimes.com, 16 Mar. 2018
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