Main meanings of Anjou in English

: Anjou1Anjou2

Anjou1

proper noun

  • A former province of western France, on the Loire. It was an English possession from 1154 until 1204.

Pronunciation

Anjou

/ˈɑːnʒuː/ /ɑːnˈʒuː/ /ɒ̃ˈʒuː/

Main meanings of Anjou in English

: Anjou1Anjou2

Anjou2

noun

  • An egg-shaped variety of pear, the most popular type of which has bright green skin.

Pronunciation

Anjou

/ˈɑːnʒuː/ /ɑːnˈʒuː/ /ɒ̃ˈʒuː/

Origin

Late 19th century from Anjou in France, where it originated.