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.]
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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