Sentence Examples


  • The caroub tree and the prickly pear are extensively cultivated.
  • The fruit of the pear is produced on spurs, which appear on shoots more than one year old.
  • Varieties occur with yellow and reddish pulp; and there are also pear-shaped varieties.
  • Prickly pear (opuntia) hedges are as frequent as in Sicily.
  • Dr Phene visited Armorica (Brittany) with a view of investigating these matters, and brought thence fruits of a small berry-like pear, which were identified with the Pyrus cordata of western France.