ETYM Old Fren. peré, French poiré, from poire a pear, Latin pirum. Related to Pear the fruit.
A fermented and often effervescent beverage made from juice of pears; similar in taste to hard cider.
Ciderlike drink made from pears.
Fermented alcoholic beverage similar to hard cider, but made from pears, produced mainly in Normandy and the English West Country.