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pear–shaped

adjective \ˈper-ˌshāpt\

: shaped like a pear

Full Definition of PEAR-SHAPED

1
:  having an oval shape markedly tapering at one end
2
of a vocal tone :  free from harshness, thinness, or nasality
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First Known Use of PEAR-SHAPED

1758

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