snow pear

  1. a small tree, Pyrus nivalis, of eastern Europe and Asia Minor, having showy flowers and nearly globe-shaped fruit.

Origin of snow pear

First recorded in 1855–60

Words Nearby snow pear Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use snow pear in a sentence

  • The snow pear is not cultivated in America but is to be found in botanical collections.

    The Pears of New York | U. P. Hedrick