bartlett pear

Bartlett

[bahrt-lit]
noun Horticulture.
a large, yellow, juicy variety of pear.
Also called Bartlett pear.


Origin:
1825–35, Americanism; so named by Enoch Bartlett of Dorchester, Mass.

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Bartlett or Bartlett pear (ˈbɑːtlɪt)
 
n
the Williams pear, used esp in the US and generally of tinned pears
 
[named after Enoch Bartlett (1779--1860), of Dorchester, Mass., who marketed it in the US]
 
Bartlett pear or Bartlett pear
 
n
 
[named after Enoch Bartlett (1779--1860), of Dorchester, Mass., who marketed it in the US]

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