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seckle

(ˈsɛkəl)
n
(Plants) a small, sweet, reddish or brown pear
[from Seckle, Philadelphian proprietor of the original tree]
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Exotics include Asian pears, seckle pears, kiwano melon and cherimoya.
RELATED ARTICLE: Loin of Venison with Poached Seckle Pears (Serves 6)
2 1/2 cups simple syrup 1/3 cup espresso 1/2 licorice root, broken in half 6 Seckle pears, peeled Salt and pepper to taste