jargonelle

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From French jargonelle, diminutive of jargon.

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jargonelle (plural jargonelles)

  1. A variety of pear.
    • 1817, Walter Scott, Rob Roy, II.1:
      A jargonelle pear-tree at one end of the cottage, a rivulet and flower-pot of a rood in extent in front, and a kitchen-garden behind [...] announced the warm and cordial comforts which Old England, even at her most northern extremity, extends to her meanest inhabitants.

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