vegetable pear

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, and usually green or white. It is also called {choyote}, {christophene}, {mirliton}, and {vegetable pear} [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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