pear Clafoutis by Tom Fitzmorris Sweet, ripe pears are a brilliant variation on clafoutis.
The pear tree at the Sept. 11 memorial was among the last living things to be pulled out of the rubble.
At the most basic level, most ciders are produced using a blend of sweet, sour, and bitter apple and pear varieties.
The three containers [of pear, strawberry granola and peach] have run through me like Olympic sprinters.
Freshly grated pear barely needs any sweetening, which is why we encourage you to make the pear puree yourself.
Often called in England the Malvern pear, being much grown about that place; esteemed for perry.
The next Sunday she came to church in a foam of white like a pear tree.
The pear is a native of Europe and Asia, and, in its natural state, is quite as unfit for the table as the crab-apple.
At her side she had a plate with grapes and a pear and was in the best of spirits.
One species (Tingis pyri), found in our own country, is sometimes very injurious to pear trees.
Old English pere, peru "pear," common West Germanic (cf. Middle Dutch, Middle Low German pere, Old High German pira, bira, Dutch peer), from Vulgar Latin *pera, variant of Latin pira, plural (taken for fem. singular) of pirum "pear," a loan word from an unknown source. It likely shares an origin with Greek apion "pear," apios "pear tree."