meaning of alligator pear

alligator pear meaning in General Dictionary

a pear-shaped tropical fruit with green or blackish skin and rich yellowish pulp enclosing a single large seed

Sentence Examples with the word alligator pear

Among the more common fruit-trees, some of which are exotics, may be mentioned cacao (Theobroma), orange, lemon, lime, pine-apple, banana, guava (Psidium), breadfruit (Artocarpus), cashew (A nacardium), alligator pear (Pers ea), with the apple, peach, pear, and other fruits of the temperate zone on the elevated plateaus.

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