Asian pear

noun

Definition of Asian pear

: any of various pears chiefly of Japanese and Chinese origin that have crisp juicy flesh, usually resemble an apple in shape, and typically have yellow, brown, or green skin

First Known Use of Asian pear

1983, in the meaning defined above

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“Asian pear.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Asian%20pear. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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