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- n. A tree of the genus Pyrus, which bears the pears as fruits.
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- n. Old World tree having sweet gritty-textured juicy fruit; widely cultivated in many varieties
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Even the usually welcoming pear tree looked like it was clawing at the moon with witch’s fingers.
Cadfael passed through the herb-garden into the small plot where he had a couple of apple trees and a pear tree of his own growing, just old enough to crop.
A rusty forties-style power mower appeared to be permanently parked in knee-high grass under lilac bushes at the edge of the yard, and a pear tree and a half dozen aging apple trees marched in military file down the edge of an overgrown field.
Notably, she requested pears from her former favorite sister; pears were not common where Gnana presently lived, but there was a pear tree near the house where Tille lived.