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EtymologyEdit

A loanword from an unknown Mediterranean substrate source, original form something like (a)pisom reflected also in Ancient Greek ἄπιον (ápion, pear) and ἄπιος (ápios, pear tree).

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NounEdit

pirum n (genitive pirī); second declension

  1. a pear (fruit)

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pirum pira
Genitive pirī pirōrum
Dative pirō pirīs
Accusative pirum pira
Ablative pirō pirīs
Vocative pirum pira

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