Bartlett pear

['bα:tlɪt]
noun a dessert pear of a juicy early-ripening variety.
Origin
named after the American merchant Enoch Bartlett.

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  • Bartlett — Bart lett, n. (Bot.) A Bartlett pear, a favorite kind of pear, which originated in England about 1770, and was called {Williams Bonchr[ e]tien}. It was brought to America, and distributed by Mr. Enoch Bartlett, of Dorchester, Massachusetts. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bartlett — /bahrt lit/, n. Hort. a large, yellow, juicy variety of pear. Also called Bartlett pear. [1825 35, Amer.; so named by Enoch Bartlett of Dorchester, Mass.] /bahrt lit/, n. 1. John, 1820 1905, U.S. publisher: compiled Familiar Quotations. 2. John… …   Universalium

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  • bartlett — noun juicy yellow pear • Syn: ↑bartlett pear • Hypernyms: ↑pear …   Useful english dictionary

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  • pear — pearlike, adj. /pair/, n. 1. the edible fruit, typically rounded but elongated and growing smaller toward the stem, of a tree, Pyrus communis, of the rose family. 2. the tree itself. [bef. 1000; ME pe(e)re, OE peru < LL pira, fem. sing. use of pl …   Universalium

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