vegetable pear
noun Date: 1887 chayote

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • vegetable pear — Chayote Cha yo te 1. a tropical West Indian vine ({Sechium edule}) of the gourd family, which bears small white flowers and produces an edible fruit. [PJC] 2. the edible fruit of the {chayote[1]} vine, having a pear shape with a furrowed skin,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vegetable-pear — valgomasis čajotas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Moliūginių šeimos daržovinis, maistinis, pašarinis, vaisinis, vaistinis augalas (Sechium edule), paplitęs Meksikoje ir Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Chayota edulis; Sechium edule;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • vegetable pear — chayote. * * * …   Universalium

  • vegetable pear — chayote squash …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • vegetable pear — noun : chayote * * * chayote …   Useful english dictionary

  • vegetable — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Any plant Nouns 1. vegetable kingdom, vegetation, vegetable life; plants, flora, verdure; growth, biome; weed. 2. vegetable, fungus, legume, fruit, nut, seed (see food). 3. tree; acacia, alder, almond,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Chayote — Chouchous on sale in Réunion Island Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • chayote — /chuy oh tee/, n. 1. a tropical American vine, Sechium edule, of the gourd family, having triangular leaves and small, white flowers. 2. the green or white, furrowed, usually pear shaped, edible fruit of this plant. Also, choyote. Also called… …   Universalium

  • Chayote — Cha yo te 1. a tropical West Indian vine ({Sechium edule}) of the gourd family, which bears small white flowers and produces an edible fruit. [PJC] 2. the edible fruit of the {chayote[1]} vine, having a pear shape with a furrowed skin, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • choyote — Chayote Cha yo te 1. a tropical West Indian vine ({Sechium edule}) of the gourd family, which bears small white flowers and produces an edible fruit. [PJC] 2. the edible fruit of the {chayote[1]} vine, having a pear shape with a furrowed skin,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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