- an American variety of red apple that ripens in early winter.
Origin of Fameuse
1800–10; < French, feminine of fameux famous
Also called snow apple.
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Examples from the Web for fameuse
The Fameuse is not well liked in the South, but popular in the North, etc.Apple Growing
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There is the race or family of the russets and of the Fameuse.The Apple-Tree
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He said it was a Fameuse and she declared it was a Yellow Transparent.The Story Girl
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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
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