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I didn’t know that: Avocado, while a Spanish word, is also from Nahuatl (Aztec)


A friend read the Jalepeno blurb from yesterday and told me to go look up “avocado.”
The following is from the Online Etymology Dictionary.
I make no comment whatsoever.  😐
avocado Look up avocado at Dictionary.com
1763, from Sp. avocado, altered (by folk etymology influence of earlier Sp. avocado “lawyer,” from same L. source as advocate) from earlier aguacate, from Nahuatl ahuakatl “testicle.” So called for its shape. As a color, first attested 1947.
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