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Pyrus, genus Pyrus(noun)
fruit trees native to the Old World: pears
a genus of rosaceous trees and shrubs having pomes for fruit. It includes the apple, crab apple, pear, chokeberry, sorb, and mountain ash
Origin: [L. pyrus, or better pirus, pear tree.]
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A plant genus of the family ROSACEAE known for the edible fruit.
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