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a money of account of Macao, the 100th part of a pataca.
Also called alligator pear. a large, usually pear-shaped fruit having green to blackish skin, a single large seed, and soft, light-green pulp, borne by the tropical American tree Persea americana and its variety P. adrymifolia, often eaten raw, especially in salads. the tree itself. Contemporary Examples De Merode sits at a long table and digs […]
something a person does in addition to a principal occupation, especially for pleasure; hobby: Our doctor’s avocation is painting. a person’s regular occupation, calling, or vocation. Archaic. diversion or distraction. Contemporary Examples He stammered, and read and wrote a lot of poetry (mostly in secret), an avocation he changed to photography for the novel. Colm […]