Definition of Pear

1. Noun. Sweet juicy gritty-textured fruit available in many varieties.

Generic synonyms: Edible Fruit, False Fruit, Pome
Specialized synonyms: Bosc, Anjou, Bartlett, Bartlett Pear, Seckel, Seckel Pear
Group relationships: Pear Tree, Pyrus Communis



2. Noun. Old World tree having sweet gritty-textured juicy fruit; widely cultivated in many varieties.
Exact synonyms: Pear Tree, Pyrus Communis
Group relationships: Genus Pyrus, Pyrus
Generic synonyms: Fruit Tree

Definition of Pear

1. n. The fleshy pome, or fruit, of a rosaceous tree (Pyrus communis), cultivated in many varieties in temperate climates; also, the tree which bears this fruit. See Pear family, below.

Definition of Pear

1. Noun. An edible fruit produced by the pear tree, similar to an apple but elongated towards the stem. ¹

2. Noun. (''also'' '''pear tree''') A type of fruit tree (''Pyrus communis''). ¹

3. Noun. The wood of the pear tree. ¹

4. Noun. choke pear (a torture device) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pear

1. a fleshy fruit [n -S]

Medical Definition of Pear

1. The fleshy pome, or fruit, of a rosaceous tree (Pyrus communis), cultivated in many varieties in temperate climates; also, the tree which bears this fruit. See Pear family, below. Pear blight. The larva of a sawfly which is very injurious to the foliage of the pear tree. Origin: OE. Pere, AS. Peru, L. Pirum: cf. F. Poire. Cf. Perry. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pear

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