a small tree, Pyrus nivalis, of eastern Europe and Asia Minor, having showy flowers and nearly globe-shaped fruit.
Discover The Influence Of Portuguese On English Via This Quiz!
We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following bird names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Words nearby snow pear
Origin of snow pear
First recorded in 1855–60
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