Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A variety of pear having a long neck, greenish-yellow skin overlaid with reddish-brown color, and juicy sweet flesh.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A particular cultivar of pear.
  • n. A pear of this type.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

After Louis Augustin Guillaume Bosc (1759-1828), Belgian horticulturist.

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