pear tree

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See also: peartree and Pear Tree

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From Middle English peretre, pertre, pere tre; equivalent to pear +‎ tree.

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pear tree (plural pear trees)

  1. (botany) A tree of the genus Pyrus, which bears the pears as fruits.
    • 1780, unknown author, Twelve Days of Christmas
      On the first day of Christmas, my true love sent to me
      A partridge in a pear tree

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