In Florida and southern California the avocado or alligator pear is being extensively cultivated.
The aguacate, better known to us as the alligator pear, is a vegetable fruit and is used as a salad.
“The salad is alligator pear served in half sections, with French dressing,” she said dreamily.
Probably the man who would order "stewed tripe Spanish" wouldn't touch an alligator pear salad.
One large or two small heads of lettuce; four medium sized tomatoes; one alligator pear.
It was like an alligator pear—and his complexion was like those cactus fruits that likewise infest fancy grocers' shops.
The Avocado was the name given by the Spanish conquistadores to the Persea gratissima, whose fruit is the “alligator pear.”
They have not the plantain, good 21 baked, nor the avocado or alligator pear, which fried in butter or oil is so admirable.