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While there are plenty of foods you and your pet can snack on together, there are some that should always be avoided including avocados.
Transfer mixture to a bowl and toss gently with avocado, lime zest, and lime juice.
Mangoes, longans, governor’s plum, avocados, sapotes and citrus appeared on the decades-old trees in the gardens, according to Miami Herald reports at the time.
In the restaurant, Paper Daisy, Noma alum Ben Devlin showcases innovative dishes that make the most of the area’s offerings, such as the prawn roll with avocado, mayo, and iceberg lettuce, and the paper bark–grilled cod with onion and seaweed.
Tortas--crusty bread spread with refried beans and topped with meat, avocado, and other fillings--are done in less than five minutes.
Select from chicken avocado, chicken bacon cheddar, avocado tacos al carbon and shrimp mango taco platters.
Melted cheddar, tomato, avocado and a heaping of alfalfa sprouts lend the sandwich a hippie, feel-good vibe.
In San Juan, Neida Febus wandered around her neighborhood with bowls of cooked rice, ground meat and avocado, offering food to the hungry.
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Origin and Etymology of avocado
First Known Use: 1696See Words from the same year
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Definition of avocado for English Language Learners
: a fruit with rough dark green or purple skin, smooth light green flesh, and a large seed in the middle
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