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Anjou1

Syllabification: An·jou
Pronunciation: /ˈanjo͞o, äNˈZHo͞o
 
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A former province of western France, on the Loire River. It was an English possession 1154–1204.

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Anjou2

Syllabification: An·jou
Pronunciation: /ˈanjo͞o, äNˈZHo͞o
 
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noun

An egg-shaped variety of pear. The most popular type has bright green skin.
Example sentences
  • If figs aren't available, try ripe Anjou or Bartlett pears in this savory fall salad made extra fragrant with walnut oil.
  • I like an Anjou or a Comice, too, but neither is ever as slurpy, never says ‘pear’, like the Bartlett.
  • Supermarket pear bins are full of Bosc, Anjou and the Bartletts, red or yellow.

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