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Meaning of BARTLETT

Pronunciation:  'bârtlit

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  juicy yellow pear
  2. [n]  United States publisher and editor who compiled a book of familiar quotations (1820-1905)
  3. [n]  United States explorer who accompanied Peary's expedition to the North Pole and who led many other Arctic trips (1875-1946)

BARTLETT is a 8 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: bartlett pear, Captain Bob, John Bartlett, Robert Abram Bartlett, Robert Bartlett
 See Also: adventurer, explorer, pear, publisher



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \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, Massachusetts.