snow pear


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

Nearby words

  1. snow leopard,
  2. snow lily,
  3. snow line,
  4. snow mold,
  5. snow pea,
  6. snow pellet,
  7. snow pellets,
  8. snow plant,
  9. snow pudding,
  10. snow ring

Origin of snow pear

First recorded in 1855–60 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019