Middle English Dictionary Entry

pē̆re-trẹ̄ n.
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1.
(a) A pear tree (Pyrus communis); also fig. [quot.: (a1438)]; ~ plaunte, a sapling pear tree; (b) in proverb; (c) in surnames.