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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 word spice comes from Old French 'espice' and it refers to various strongly flavoured or aromatic substances of vegetable origin used to improve food taste.

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