pear-shaped

[pair-sheypt]
adjective
1.
having the shape of a pear; tapering near the top and bulging toward the base or bottom: a pear-shaped vase.
2.
(of a vocal tone) clear, resonant, and without harshness; full-bodied.

Origin:
1750–60

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pear-shaped

adjective
1. having a round shape tapered at one end 
2. (of sounds) full and rich; "orotund tones"; "the rotund and reverberating phrase"; "pear-shaped vowels" [syn: orotund
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Example sentences
The pipa is a four-stringed pear-shaped instrument that resembles the lute, and
  is one of the world's oldest instruments.
The head is oval or elliptical, but flattened, so that when viewed in profile
  it is pear-shaped.
The uterus is a pear-shaped organ located between the bladder and lower
  intestine.
Long used for cold-hardy rootstock, the trees typically bear pear-shaped or
  oval fruit that ripen in fall.
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