pear

Pink to yellowish-white timber used in country furniture and often stained black (ebonised), as it takes a stain well. In the late 17th and early 18th centuries, pearwood was widely used for picture and mirror frames and cabinet stands.

Pear

The pear is any of several tree and shrub species of genus Pyrus s, in the family Rosaceae. It is also the name of the pomaceous fruit of these trees. Several species of pear are valued for their edible fruit, while others are cultivated as ornamental trees. The genus Pyrus is classified in subtribe Pyrinae within tribe Pyreae. ==Etymology== The E...
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PEAR

The PHP Extension and Application Repository, or PEAR, is a repository of PHP software code. Stig S. Bakken founded the PEAR project in 1999 to promote the re-use of code that performs common functions. The project seeks to provide a structured library of code, maintain a system for distributing code and for managing code packages, and promote a s...
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Pear

• (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.
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pear

<botany> 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. ... <botany> The larva of a sawfly which is very injurious to the foliage of the pear tree. ... Origin: OE. Pere, AS. Peru, L. Pirum: cf...
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Pear

(n) the fruit used to make perry. Special types of pear (called perry pears) are used, as dessert pears are not good for making perry. Some well-known varieties of perry pear are Gin, Rock, Hendre Huffcap and Blakeney Red.
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Pear

(Pyrus) Pyrus is the botanical name for a popular group of deciduous trees and shrubs greatly valued for their beauty and their delicious fruit, known as Pears. Pears can be grown throughout the Temperate regions where winters are not too severe and there is adequate moisture. Pears will not survive where temperatures fall lower than -20º F. The...
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pear

noun sweet juicy gritty-textured fruit available in many varieties
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Pear

Pear (pâr) noun [ Middle English pere , Anglo-Saxon peru , Latin pirum : confer French poire . Confer Perry .] (Botany) The fleshy pome, or fruit, of a rosaceous tree ( Pyrus communis ), cultivated in many varieties in temperate climates; also, the tre...
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Pear

A fruit from to the rose family which includes apples, plums, cherries, apricots, and strawberries. There are over 5,000 varieties of pears. It improves in texture and flavor after it is picked. France is the leading pear-growing country.
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Pear

A fruit from to the rose family which includes apples, plums, cherries, apricots, and strawberries. There are over 5,000 varieties of pears. It improves in texture and flavor after it is picked. France is the leading pear-growing country.
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Pear

A Provolone style that weighs between 20 and 40 pounds and resembles the shape of a pear. Ropes are tied around the cheese for hanging for proper aging.
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pear

any of several species of the genus Pyrus, especially Pyrus communis, of the rose family (Rosaceae), which is one of the most important fruit trees ... [4 related articles]
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Pear

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pear

pear, name for a fruit tree of the genus Pyrus of the family Rosaceae (rose family) and for its fruit, a pome. The common pear (P. communis) is one of the earliest cultivated of fruit trees, both in its native W Asia and in Europe. Most of the pear strains grown for their sweet and juicy fruit are v...
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Pear

Pears are trees of the genus Pyrus and the juicy fruit of that tree, edible in some of the species. The English word pear is from Common West Germanic *pera, probably a loanword of Vulgar Latin pira, the plural of prim that is itself of unknown origin. See also Peorð. The place name Perry could be indicated the historical presence of pear trees.
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Pear

Pears are trees of the genus Pyrus and the juicy fruit of that tree, edible in some of the species. The English word pear is from Common West Germanic *pera, probably a loanword of Vulgar Latin pira, the plural of prim that is itself of unknown origin. See also Peor�. The place name Perry could be indicated the historical presence of pear tr...
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pear

Succulent, gritty-textured edible fruit of the pear tree, native to temperate regions of Europe and Asia. White flowers precede the fruits, which have a greenish-yellow and brown skin and taper towards the stalk. Pear trees are cultivated for their fruit which are eaten fresh or canned; a wine known as perry is made from pear juice. (&l...
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Pear

The pear (Pyrus communis) is a deciduous, usually thorny tree of the family Rosaceae, genus Pyrus. It is native to Europe and Asia. The leaves are narrowly lance-shaped to broadly oval. The flowers are white or pinkish, in flat-topped clusters, appearing before or with the leaves. The fruit has a characteristic gritty texture caused by the presence...
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pear

[n] - Old World tree having sweet gritty-textured juicy fruit 2. [n] - sweet juicy gritty-textured fruit available in many varieties
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