Virgalieu
Virgalieu Vir"ga*lieu, n. [Cf. {Virgouleuse}.] (Bot.) A valuable kind of pear, of an obovate shape and with melting flesh of delicious flavor; -- more properly called White Doyenn['e]. [Written also {virgaloo}, {vergalieu}, {vergaloo}, etc.] [1913 Webster]

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  • virgalieu — noun A valuable kind of pear, of an obovate shape and with melting flesh of delicious flavor; also called White Doyenne. If Virgalieu is the term by which the White Doyenne pear is most generally known, (and this can not be denied) then to adopt… …   Wiktionary

  • vergalieu — Virgalieu Vir ga*lieu, n. [Cf. {Virgouleuse}.] (Bot.) A valuable kind of pear, of an obovate shape and with melting flesh of delicious flavor; more properly called White Doyenn[ e]. [Written also {virgaloo}, {vergalieu}, {vergaloo}, etc.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vergaloo — Virgalieu Vir ga*lieu, n. [Cf. {Virgouleuse}.] (Bot.) A valuable kind of pear, of an obovate shape and with melting flesh of delicious flavor; more properly called White Doyenn[ e]. [Written also {virgaloo}, {vergalieu}, {vergaloo}, etc.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • virgaloo — Virgalieu Vir ga*lieu, n. [Cf. {Virgouleuse}.] (Bot.) A valuable kind of pear, of an obovate shape and with melting flesh of delicious flavor; more properly called White Doyenn[ e]. [Written also {virgaloo}, {vergalieu}, {vergaloo}, etc.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Vergalien — Ver ga*lien, Vergaloo Ver ga*loo, n. [Cf. {Virgouleuse}.] (Bot.) See {Virgalieu}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vergaloo — Vergalien Ver ga*lien, Vergaloo Ver ga*loo, n. [Cf. {Virgouleuse}.] (Bot.) See {Virgalieu}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vergaloue — noun Common archaic spelling of virgalieu, a variety of pear …   Wiktionary

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