From Spanish chayote, from Classical Nahuatl chayohtli.
- (US) IPA(key): /tʃɑˈjoʊti/
- (UK) IPA(key): /ˈtʃeɪəʊti/
chayote (countable and uncountable, plural chayotes)
- Sechium edule, a tropical American perennial herbaceous vine having tendrils, tuberous roots, and a green, pear-shaped fruit cooked as a vegetable.
- Synonym: mirliton
- The fruit of this plant.
- choko, chocho, christophine, vegetable