Bonchr'etien
Bonchr'etien Bon`chr['e]`tien", n. [F., good Christian.] A name given to several kinds of pears. See {Bartlett}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Williams' Bonchr'etien — Bartlett Bart lett, n. (Bot.) A Bartlett pear, a favorite kind of pear, which originated in England about 1770, and was called {Williams Bonchr[ e]tien}. It was brought to America, and distributed by Mr. Enoch Bartlett, of Dorchester,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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