pear drop

1 of 2

noun

: a drop (as a jewel or a candy) that is shaped like a pear

pear-drop

2 of 2

adjective

: having the shape of a pear
used of handles on furniture and also of supports for small arches employed in place of pillars in the 18th century

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pear drop

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pear drop

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“Pear drop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pear%20drop. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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