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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. fruit trees native to the Old World: pears;
[syn: Pyrus, genus Pyrus]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pyrus \Py"rus\, n. [L. pyrus, or better pirus, pear tree.] (Bot.) A genus of rosaceous trees and shrubs having pomes for fruit. It includes the apple, crab apple, pear, chokeberry, sorb, and mountain ash. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Pyrus n 1: fruit trees native to the Old World: pears [syn: Pyrus, genus Pyrus]