white pear

noun

Definition of white pear

: either of two southern African timber trees:
a : a tree (Pterocelastrus rostratus) of the family Celastraceae yielding a hardwood used especially in wagons
b : a tree (Apodytes dimidiata) of the family Icacinaceae yielding a good construction timber

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“White pear.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20pear. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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