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A widely grown variety of pear with yellowish skin and soft, juicy white flesh, eaten fresh or often canned.
[After Enoch Bartlett (1779-1860), American merchant and farmer who popularized the variety in the United States after he found a tree (originally imported from England) producing the variety on a farm he had acquired near Dorchester, Massachusetts.]
(Cookery) the Williams pear, used esp in the US and generally of tinned pears
[named after Enoch Bartlett (1779–1860), of Dorchester, Mass., who marketed it in the US]
a large, yellow, juicy variety of pear.
[1825–35, Amer.; so named by Enoch Bartlett of Dorchester, Mass.]
John, 1820–1905, U.S. publisher.
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|Noun||1.||Bartlett - United States explorer who accompanied Peary's expedition to the North Pole and who led many other Arctic trips (1875-1946)|
|2.||Bartlett - United States publisher and editor who compiled a book of familiar quotations (1820-1905)|
|3.||bartlett - juicy yellow pear |
pear - sweet juicy gritty-textured fruit available in many varieties