Definitions

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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.

Etymologies

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Latin acetaria salad plants.

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