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avo

noun \ ˈä-(ˌ)vō , ˈa-(ˌ)vō \
|Updated on: 21 Aug 2018

Definition of avo

plural avos
: avocado
  • … the … corn tortilla was smeared so thick in hand-mashed avo that I was able to hold it up vertically and no toppings moved.
  • —Ali Weiss
  • Personally, I love avocado, and if you time it just right so your avo is perfectly ripe, the flavor you know and love is going to shine through.
  • —Julia Guerra
often used before another noun
  • avo season
  • avo hummus
  • As the story goes, avocado toast—or avo toast for those who speak hipster—first appeared on an actual menu in 1993 in Sydney, Australia.
  • —Vince Press

Origin and Etymology of avo

by shortening


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avo

noun \ ˈa-(ˌ)vü \

Definition of avo

plural avos
: a monetary subunit of the pataca — see pataca at Money Table

Origin and Etymology of avo

Portuguese, from avo fractional part, from -avo ordinal suffix (as in oitavo eighth, from Latin octavus) — more at octave


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