Definition of Granny Smith in English:

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Granny Smith

Pronunciation: /ɡraniˈsmɪθ/


A dessert apple of a bright green variety with crisp sharp-flavoured flesh, originating in Australia.
Example sentences
  • I like this wine because of its acidity - it has the tartness of a Granny Smith apple, with a long, lingering acidity on the finish.
  • Do you enjoy the sweet, supple, and crisp taste of a Granny Smith?
  • Instead of munching on wholesome Granny Smiths, settlers depended on the alcoholic cider as an important part of their diets and a reliable source of hydration as they moved west.


Late 19th century: named after Maria Ann (Granny) Smith (circa1801–1870), who first produced such apples.

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