japanese-pear

Japanese pear

noun
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Asian pear

noun
1.
an Asian tree also cultivated in Australia and New Zealand, Pyrus pyrifolia, of the rose family, having apple-shaped, pear-colored, juicy fruit.
2.
the fruit of this plant.
Also called Chinese pear, Japanese pear, nashi, sand pear.
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Asian pear
 
n
1.  a tropical pear tree, esp any of several varieties of Japanese pear Pyrus serotina
2.  Also called: nashi the fruit of the Japanese pear, which resembles a large yellow apple, has crisp juicy flesh, and is cultivated in Japan, Korea, the US, and New Zealand

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