(in full Doyenne du Comice)
Definition of Comice in English:
A large yellow dessert pear.
- The Comice is a purely dessert pear - in season from late autumn to midwinter.
- 4 large just ripe (but not too soft) pears - eg, Williams, Comice or Conference
- The Anjou (October to June), the Comice (September to March), and the tiny Forelle (September to February) are better appreciated fresh.
mid 19th century: from French, literally 'association, cooperative', referring to the Comice Horticole of Angers, France, where this variety was developed.
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