Fruit of the apple and pear family, but bigger. The skin colour is greenish yellow, very smooth. In some varieties it is very smooth and shiny, but hairy to the touch in others. The flesh is fairly compact, hard, floury, not very juicy, of a creamy white colour and with a very sour taste that makes it inedible raw.
a small oval or round fruit, depending on the variety. Its yellow-orange skin is smooth and very shiny. The pulp is yellow and juicy inside, with a number of small cavities which contain an acidic juice (which is occasionally sweet) and highly aromatic.