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Granny Smith

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noun
  1. a variety of crisp, green-skinned apple, for eating raw or for cooking.
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Origin of Granny Smith

after Maria Ann Smith (died 1870), who allegedly developed the variety in the vicinity of Sydney, Australia
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Granny Smith

noun
  1. a variety of hard green-skinned apple eaten raw or cooked
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Word Origin

C19: named after Maria Ann Smith, known as Granny Smith (died 1870), who first produced them at Eastwood, Sydney
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