Pear vs. Avocado

Pear vs. Avocado — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Pear and Avocado

Pearnoun

An edible fruit produced by the pear tree, similar to an apple but elongated towards the stem.

Avocadonoun

The large, usually yellowish-green or black, pulpy fruit of the avocado tree.

Pearnoun

(also pear tree) A type of fruit tree (Pyrus communis).

Avocadonoun

The avocado tree, Persea americana, of the laurel family.

Pearnoun

The wood of the pear tree (pearwood, pear wood).

Avocadonoun

A dark chartreuse colour, like the colour of the meat of an avocado.

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Pearnoun

Choke pear (a torture device).

Avocadoadjective

Of a dull yellowish-green colour.

Pearnoun

(Jamaica) avocado, alligator pear

Avocadonoun

a pear-shaped tropical fruit with green or blackish skin and rich yellowish pulp enclosing a single large seed

Pearnoun

sweet juicy gritty-textured fruit available in many varieties

Avocadonoun

tropical American tree bearing large pulpy green fruits

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Pearnoun

Old World tree having sweet gritty-textured juicy fruit; widely cultivated in many varieties

Avocadoadjective

of the dull yellowish green of the meat of an avocado