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snow apple

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noun
  1. Fameuse.

Origin of snow apple

First recorded in 1765–75
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Examples from the Web for snow apple

Historical Examples

  • Well, I thought of a snow-apple then, and thought you looked the most like one of anything in the world.

    Narcissa, or the Road to Rome

    Laura E. Richards

  • There's the snow-apple which has red-striped fruit—a chaffinch used to nest in it.

  • Hildegarde thought her more like a snow-apple than ever, and hoped Jack saw how pretty and sweet she was.

    Hildegarde's Harvest

    Laura E. Richards


British Dictionary definitions for snow apple

snow apple

noun
  1. a Canadian variety of eating apple
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