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snow pear

noun
1.
a small tree, Pyrus nivalis, of eastern Europe and Asia Minor, having showy flowers and nearly globe-shaped fruit.
Origin of snow pear
1855-1860
1855-60
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  • The snow pear is not cultivated in America but is to be found in botanical collections.

    The Pears of New York U. P. Hedrick

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