pearmain

/ (ˈpɛəˌmeɪn) /

noun

any of several varieties of apple having a red skin

Nearby words

  1. pearly nautilus,
  2. pearly queen,
  3. pearly razorfish,
  4. pearly tubercle,
  5. pearly white,
  6. pears,
  7. pearse,
  8. pearson,
  9. pearson's correlation coefficient,
  10. pearson, drew

Word Origin for pearmain

C15: from Old French permain a type of pear, perhaps from Latin Parmēnsis of Parma

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