Definition of Pearmain in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈpɛːmeɪn
, ˈpəːmeɪn, pəˈmeɪn


  • A pear-shaped dessert apple of a variety with firm white flesh: Worcester Pearmain


Middle English (denoting an old variety of baking pear): from Old French parmain, probably based on Latin parmensis 'of Parma'.

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