- (a.) Fat and short-breathed; fat, short, and thick; swelled with pampering; as, pursy insolence.
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Definitions of: PYRUS
- (n.) A genus of rosaceous trees and shrubs having pomes for fruit. It includes the apple, crab apple, pear, chokeberry, sorb, and mountain ash.
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- (n.) A thick and viscid liquid made from the juice of fruits, herbs, etc., boiled with sugar.
- (n.) A thick and viscid saccharine solution of superior quality (as sugarhouse sirup or molasses, maple sirup); specifically, in pharmacy and often in cookery, a saturated solution of sugar and water (simple sirup), or such a solution flavored or medicated.
- (a.) Alt. of Syrupy