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Meaning of “pear” in the English Dictionary

"pear" in British English

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pearnoun [C or U]

uk   /peər/  us   /per/
A2 a ​sweetfruit, usually with a ​greenskin and a lot of ​juice, that has a round ​base and is ​slightlypointed towards the ​stem

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(Definition of pear from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pear" in American English

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pearnoun [C]

 us   /peər/
a ​sweet, ​juicy, ​yellow or ​greenfruit with a round ​base and ​slightlypointedtop
(Definition of pear from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pear”
in Korean 배…
in Arabic إجاص…
in Malaysian pokok pear…
in French (de) poire…
in Russian груша…
in Chinese (Traditional) 梨…
in Italian pera…
in Turkish armut…
in Polish gruszka…
in Spanish pera…
in Vietnamese quả lê…
in Portuguese pera…
in Thai ลูกแพร์…
in German die Birne, Birnen-……
in Catalan pera…
in Japanese 梨(なし)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 梨…
in Indonesian buah pir…
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