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[fuh-myooz] /fəˈmyuz/
an American variety of red apple that ripens in early winter.
Also called snow apple.
Origin of Fameuse
1800-10; < French, feminine of fameux famous Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The Fameuse is not well liked in the South, but popular in the North, etc.

    Apple Growing M. C. Burritt
  • There is the race or family of the russets and of the Fameuse.

    The Apple-Tree L. H. Bailey
  • He said it was a Fameuse and she declared it was a Yellow Transparent.

    The Story Girl Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • During one of her first stays in the Loire, she was greeted with the singular formula of admiration, "Fameuse garce!"

    Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe

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