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Etymology

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The pear was named by Enoch Bartlett of Dorchester, Massachusetts, after himself.

Pronunciation

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Proper noun

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Bartlett

  1. A surname transferred from the given name from a pet form of Bartholomew.
  2. A village in Illinois.
  3. A city in Kansas.
  4. A village, the county seat of Wheeler County, Nebraska.
  5. A town in New Hampshire.
  6. A city in Tennessee.
  7. A city in Texas.

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Noun

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Bartlett (plural Bartletts)

  1. A kind of English pear.
    • 1941, Emily Carr, chapter 15, in Klee Wyck[1]:
      The first bite into those Bartletts was intoxicating. The juice met your teeth with a gush.