Definition of Williams in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwɪljəmz/


A dessert pear of an early green variety.
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.


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

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