Definition of 'pear'
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Top with the rest of the apple and pear and then the remaining custard. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is like comparing apples with pears. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Deciding what to do with your life savings is not like picking a partridge in a pear tree. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Try the leek vinaigrette with aged parmesan, and poached pears in red wine. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The flesh can be used in sauces and drinks or to add flavour when mixed with other fruits, such as apples or pears in pies and preserves. The Sun (2016)Serve with a blob of fromage frais and some slices of peach or pear. Times, Sunday Times (2008)And then we had a poached raw pear. Times, Sunday Times (2009)What is the common factor of unexpected packages in a pear tree? Times, Sunday Times (2006)HERE'S a pear so juicy the only safe place to eat it is in the bath! The Sun (2010)This is particularly true of women with apple or pear shapes. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Only spray on a cool day to avoid damaging the leaves and fruits of your pear tree. The Sun (2014) Apple and pear growers are particularly feeling the pinch right now. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Round it off with peach and pear crumble and vanilla ice cream. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Cut or saw out dead or crossing branches of apple and pear trees. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They feel this pear shape is unsightly. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Piece of fresh fruit such as a peach or pear. The Sun (2006)But he seems to have chosen the pear tree incident by design. Christianity Today (2000)Place the fanned poached pear at the apex of the three and a chestnut on top of each piece of venison. A Passion for Food (1989)Cut firm but ripe pears lengthways into eight and core, then lay over the leaves. Times, Sunday Times (2011)You can combine with other fruits, from pears to rhubarb. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You need to be absolutely confident you're comparing apples with apples and pears with pears. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Serve with the spiced beetroot, poached pears and red wine sauce. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Then add the apples and pears and continue to simmer for 4 minutes. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Flower heads and a short amount of stalk lend a subtle elegance to pears poached in white wine with honey and lemon juice. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Alternatively, a ripe pear and a bowl of mountain honey for dipping will set it off beautifully. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A couple of very ripe pears added an intriguing grainy sweetness to this soup. Times, Sunday Times (2011)KEEP an eye on apple, pear and other fruit trees for pest and disease attack. The Sun (2009)It was very foul indeed but I drank it in one go and followed it with a juicy pear. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The technology can also be used on pears, peaches, plums and cherries. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'pear'
British English: pear /pɛə/ NOUN
A pear is a juicy fruit which is narrow at the top and wider at the bottom. It has white flesh and green or yellow skin.
- American English: pear
- Arabic: كُمِّثرَى
- Brazilian Portuguese: pêra
- Chinese: 梨子
- Croatian: kruška
- Czech: hruška
- Danish: pære
- Dutch: peer
- European Spanish: pera
- Finnish: päärynä
- French: poire
- German: Birne
- Greek: αχλάδι
- Italian: pera
- Japanese: 西洋ナシ
- Korean: 배
- Norwegian: pære
- Polish: gruszka
- European Portuguese: pêra
- Romanian: pară
- Russian: груша
- Spanish: pera
- Swedish: päron
- Thai: ลูกแพร์
- Turkish: armut
- Ukrainian: груша
- Vietnamese: quả lê
Definition of pear from the Collins English Dictionary
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