Anjou

noun An·jou \ ˈan-jü , -zhü \
variants: or Anjou pear

Definition of Anjou

: a large pear that has usually yellowish-green skin and sweet, juicy, relatively firm flesh and is more or less egg-shaped with the base typically broader than the stem end called also d'Anjou

Origin and Etymology of anjou

Anjou, France


Anjou

geographical name An·jou \ ˈan-ˌjü , äⁿ-ˈzhü \

Definition of Anjou

1 region and former province of northwestern France in the Loire valley; capital Angers
2 former town in southern Quebec, Canada, that is now part of the city of Montreal

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