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pear-shaped

[pair-sheypt] /ˈpɛərˌʃeɪpt/
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
1750-1760
1750-60
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  • It is a stringed instrument with a pearshaped body and a very long neck.

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