from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of rosaceous trees and shrubs having pomes for fruit. It includes the apple, crab apple, pear, chokeberry, sorb, and mountain ash.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of rosaceous trees and shrubs, including the apple and pear, the type of the tribe Pomeæ, which takes its name from the pome, the characteristic fruit of this genus.
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- n. fruit trees native to the Old World: pears
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