a sweet, russet winter pear
also Bosc pear
Origin of Boscafter L. Bosc d'Antic (1759-1828), French naturalist
A variety of pear having a long neck, greenish-yellow skin overlaid with reddish-brown color, and juicy sweet flesh.
Origin of BoscAfter Louis Augustin Guillaume Bosc, (1759–1828), Belgian horticulturist.
(countable and uncountable, plural Boscs)