Bartlett

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noun Bart·lett \ˈbärt-lət\

Definition of Bartlett

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

Origin and Etymology of bartlett

Enoch Bartlett †1860 U.S. merchant and horticulturist


First Known Use: 1828


Bartlett

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biographical name Bart·lett \ˈbärt-lət\

Definition of Bartlett

  1. John 1820–1905 American publisher and editor


Bartlett

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geographical name Bart·lett \ˈbärt-lət\

Definition of Bartlett

  1. 1 village in northeastern Illinois west of Chicago population 41,208

  2. 2 city in southwestern Tennessee population 54,613 Bartlett is a suburb of Memphis.


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