Definitions for pyrus

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Pyrus, genus Pyrus(noun)

    fruit trees native to the Old World: pears

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pyrus(noun)

    a genus of rosaceous trees and shrubs having pomes for fruit. It includes the apple, crab apple, pear, chokeberry, sorb, and mountain ash

  2. Origin: [L. pyrus, or better pirus, pear tree.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Pyrus

    A plant genus of the family ROSACEAE known for the edible fruit.

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