Bartlett

noun
Bart·​lett | \ ˈbärt-lət How to pronounce Bartlett (audio) \

Definition of Bartlett

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: a pear that has yellowish-green or sometimes red skin and whitish flesh and is the principal commercially produced pear in the U.S.

Bartlett

biographical name
Bart·​lett | \ ˈbärt-lət How to pronounce Bartlett (audio) \

Definition of Bartlett (Entry 2 of 3)

John 1820–1905 American publisher and editor

Bartlett

geographical name
Bart·​lett | \ ˈbärt-lət How to pronounce Bartlett (audio) \

Definition of Bartlett (Entry 3 of 3)

1 village in northeastern Illinois west of Chicago population 41,208
2 city in southwestern Tennessee population 54,613

Note: Bartlett is a suburb of Memphis.

First Known Use of Bartlett

Noun

1828, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Bartlett

Noun

Enoch Bartlett †1860 U.S. merchant and horticulturist

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“Bartlett.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bartlett. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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