a large hybrid variety of pear that is yellow with brown or red flecks.
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How to use Kieffer in a sentence
After Kieffer, it is the most desired of all pears by the canning trade.
The trees are more susceptible to blight than those of Kieffer.
Reported as hardy, blight-resistant and better than Kieffer.
Like those of the Kieffer, however, the fruits do very well for all culinary purposes.
Worthless for dessert, much can be said for the fruits of Kieffer for culinary preparation.