beurr'e

Beurr\'e

Beur*r['e]"\, n. [F., fr. beurre butter.] (Bot.) A beurr['e] (or buttery) pear, one with the meat soft and melting; -- used with a distinguishing word; as, Beurr['e] d'Anjou; Beurr['e] Clairgeau.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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