Definition of Pearmain in English:

Pearmain

Pronunciation /ˈpəːmeɪn//ˈpɛːmeɪn//pəˈmeɪn/

noun

  • A pear-shaped dessert apple of a variety with firm white flesh.

    ‘Worcester Pearmain’

Origin

Middle English (denoting an old variety of baking pear): from Old French parmain, probably based on Latin parmensis ‘of Parma’.

Pronunciation

Pearmain

/ˈpɛːmeɪn//pəˈmeɪn/