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70 borrowed words

The word avocado comes from the Spanish 'aguacate'. The fruit is sometimes called an avocado pear or alligator pear because of its shape and texture.

The martial art karate is from Japan and is made up of the words 'kara' meaning empty and 'te' meaning hand (= empty hand).

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