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Date: 1000-1100
Language: Latin
Origin: pirum

pear

noun
     
pear
Related topics: Food Dish, Plants
pear S3 [countable]
DFFHBP a sweet juicy fruit that has a round base and is thinner near the top, or the tree that produces this fruit

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