• (RP) IPA: /pɛə/, [pʰeə]
  • (America) enPR: pâr, IPA: /pɛɚ/

pear (plural pears)

  1. An edible fruit produced by the pear tree, similar to an apple but elongated towards the stem.
  2. (also pear tree) A type of fruit tree (Pyrus communis).
  3. The wood of the pear tree (pearwood, pear wood).
  4. Choke pear (a torture device).
  5. (Jamaica) avocado, alligator pear
  6. A desaturated chartreuse yellow colour, like that of a pear.
Translations Translations Translations
  • German: Birnenholz, Birnbaumholz, Birnholz

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