Definition of River pear
1. Noun. West Indian fruit resembling the mango; often pickled.
Generic synonyms: Edible Fruit
Group relationships: Anchovy Pear, Anchovy Pear Tree, Grias Cauliflora
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Lexicographical Neighbors of River Pear
Literary usage of River pear
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1. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Tasteby Luther Tucker by Luther Tucker (1851)
"THE DETROIT river pear TREES. BY LF ALLEN, BLACK ROCK, NY IN the summer of 1819, thirty-one years ago, then but a boy, I first saw these remarkable trees, ..."
2. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"... river pear Demopolis in the west central part of the State. It is navigable to Tuscaloosa, above which city it has a considerable fall and furnishes ..."
3. The Encyclopedia of Practical Horticulture: A Reference System of Commercial by Granville Lowther, William Worthington (1914)
"These facts make it Important that the Rogue river pear season be extended materially; and the Bureau of Plant Industry authorized an investigation of the ..."
4. Journal of Capt. Jonathan Heart on the March with His Company from by Jonathan Heart, Consul Willshire Butterfield, John Dickinson, Josiah Harmar (1885)
"The work commenced in September, 1785, at the point where the west boundary line of Pennsylvania crosses the Ohio river. Pear of the Indians soon ..."
5. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1913)
"... electrical engineer, linguist, a globe-trotter and base-bull fan; and he places idolatrous faith In Rogue river pear» were also established in order to ..."
6. Travels in Some Parts of North America, in the Years 1804, 1805, & 1806 by Robert Sutcliff (1811)
"river, pear at hand. On coming near the river, tie poor black man, who had been placed on horse-" back, behind one of these Georgia men, suddenly broke ..."
7. The Horticultural review and botanical magazine (1852)
"I open it, to add hurriedly before my son starts for Sandwich, that I have since recollected an article, on "the Detroit river Pear-trees," in " the ..."