Avocado is a fruit which is originated from Central America. Another name of this fruit is Alligator Pear. It is so called because of its skin. The skin of an avocado is green and rough just like an alligator. The scientific name of the Avocado tree is Persea Americana. The Avocado is called “Makkhan Fal” in Hindi. “Makkhan Fal” means the butter fruit. Names in Other Languages: Vennai Pazham (Tamil), Alpukat (Marathi), Mager Nashpati (Urdu), Benne Hannu (Kannada)