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McIntosh

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Pronunciation: /ˈmakɪntɒʃ
 
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(also McIntosh red)

Definition of McIntosh in English:

noun

A deep red dessert apple of a Canadian variety.
Example sentences
  • Empire combines the mild tartness of McIntosh with Red Delicious sweetness.
  • The Mcintosh apple is another great apple that can be eaten raw, used in salads, or applesauces.
  • McIntosh apples are my favorite kinds of apples, too!

Origin

late 19th century: named after John McIntosh (1777–1845 or 1846), the Canadian farmer on whose farm the wild apple was discovered.

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