Asian pear

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Asian pears, fruits of Pyrus pyrifolia on the left and right, and two fruits of Pyrus × bretschneideri in the center

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Asian pear (plural Asian pears)

  1. A fruit from species of pear from northeastern Asia, known better for their crisp, juicy texture then for their flavor
    1. the apple pear or Chinese pear, Pyrus pyrifolia
    2. the Chinese white pear, Pyrus × bretschneideri

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