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- n. An acid pulp in certain fruits, such as the pear.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An acid pulp in certain fruits, as the pear.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An acid pulpy substance in certain fruits, as the pear, inclosed in a congeries of small calculous bodies toward the base of the fruit.
Latin acetaria salad plants. (Wiktionary)