Definition of Jargonelle in English:

Jargonelle

noun

British
  • A pear of an early-ripening variety.

    • ‘The table was covered with dishes full of Jargonelles and pippins.’
    • ‘Procure some Jargonelle pears, not too ripe; put them into a stewpan with sufficient water to cover them, and simmer them till rather tender, but do not allow them to break; then put them into cold water.’
    • ‘On the wall outside, a pear tree bore luscious, ripening Jargonelles.’

Origin

Late 17th century: from French, diminutive of jargon (with reference to the colour).

Pronunciation:

Jargonelle

/ˌdʒɑːɡəˈnɛl/