Pronunciation: pâr
n.1.(Bot.) The fleshy pome, or fruit, of a rosaceous tree (Pyrus communis), cultivated in many varieties in temperate climates; also, the tree which bears this fruit. See Pear family, below.
Pear blight
a - (Bot.) A name of two distinct diseases of pear trees, both causing a destruction of the branches, viz., that caused by a minute insect (Xyleborus pyri), and that caused by the freezing of the sap in winter.
b - (Zool.) A very small beetle (Xyleborus pyri) whose larvæ bore in the twigs of pear trees and cause them to wither.
- A. J. Downing.
Pear family
(Bot.) a suborder of rosaceous plants (Pomeæ), characterized by the calyx tube becoming fleshy in fruit, and, combined with the ovaries, forming a pome. It includes the apple, pear, quince, service berry, and hawthorn.
Pear gauge
(Physics) a kind of gauge for measuring the exhaustion of an air-pump receiver; - so called because consisting in part of a pear-shaped glass vessel.
Pear shell
(Zool.) any marine gastropod shell of the genus Pyrula, native of tropical seas; - so called from the shape.
Pear slug
(Zool.) the larva of a sawfly which is very injurious to the foliage of the pear tree.
Noun1.Pearpear - sweet juicy gritty-textured fruit available in many varieties
2.Pearpear - Old World tree having sweet gritty-textured juicy fruit; widely cultivated in many varieties
To see a pear in your dream, symbolizes the womb, fertility and thus may refer to some female in your life. It is also often associated with the Virgin Mary. The dream may also be a pun on a "pair" of something. To see a pear tree in your dream, represents new opportunities.fruit tree, genus Pyrus, pear tree, Pyrus, Pyrus communis
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