Definitions starting with P

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pear, peer

/pia/ n. [Car.; from similarity of shape to that of the northern pear] the avocado tree, Persea gratissima, or its fruit: 1976 Pear and bread served many a Bain Towner as a full meal (Eneas 13), = ALLIGATOR PEAR, AVOGADO (Gen.)

Tags: fruit, noun, tree

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Last update: 2010-11-08 05:19
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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