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Fameuse

[fuh-myooz]
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noun
  1. an American variety of red apple that ripens in early winter.
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Origin of Fameuse

1800–10; < French, feminine of fameux famous
Also called snow apple.
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Examples from the Web for fameuse

Historical Examples

  • 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