a very sweet, yellow-green winter pear
also Comice pear
Origin of ComiceFrench
A cultivated variety of pear having juicy, fine-textured flesh and greenish-yellow skin with a russet-red blush.
Origin of ComiceFrom French (Doyenne du) Comice, (Dean of the) Show, from comice (agricole), (agricultural) show, from Old French, convention, from Latin comitia; see comitia.