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Etymology, English, Avocado

Etymology Borrowed from American Spanish avocado, altered—by folk-etymological association with abogado (“lawyer”)—from the earlier aguacate, which comes from Classical Nahuatl āhuacatl (“avocado”). Doublet of abacate. The first mention can be found in the 1696 catalog of Jamaican plants. Pronunciation (Received…