apple pear

noun

Definition of apple pear

: asian pear Often, Asian pears are called apple pears because they are crisp and juicy like apples but with a different texture.— Carol J. G. Ward, Chicago Tribune, 25 Feb. 1998

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1983, in the meaning defined above

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“Apple pear.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/apple%20pear. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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