Definition of Williams in English:

Williams

Line breaks: Wil|liams
Pronunciation: /ˈwɪljəmz
 
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noun

  • A dessert pear of an early green variety.
    More example sentences
    • The Bartlett Pear we know today in North America, is the same variety that is called the ‘Williams’ in many other parts of the world.
    • Red Bartletts or Williams are very similar to the traditional Williams, aside from ripening to a reddish color rather than a yellow color.

Origin

early 19th century: named after its first distributor in England.

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