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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. the inedible, woody, pear-shaped fruit of several Australian proteaceous trees of the genus Xylomelum; -- called also wooden pear.

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  • n. tree bearing pear-shaped fruit with a thick woody epicarp

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