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Bartlett

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[ bahrt-lit ]
/ ˈbɑrt lɪt /
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noun Horticulture.
a large, yellow, juicy variety of pear.
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Also called Bartlett pear .

Origin of Bartlett

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1825–35, Americanism; so named by Enoch Bartlett of Dorchester, Mass.

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Bartlett2
[ bahrt-lit ]
/ ˈbɑrt lɪt /

noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Bartlett

Bartlett

Bartlett pear

/ (ˈbɑːtlɪt) /

noun
the Williams pear, used esp in the US and generally of tinned pears

Word Origin for Bartlett

named after Enoch Bartlett (1779–1860), of Dorchester, Mass., who marketed it in the US
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