Granny Smith

Origin of Granny Smith

after Maria Ann Smith (died 1870), who allegedly developed the variety in the vicinity of Sydney, Australia Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

British Dictionary definitions for granny smith

Granny Smith

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

Word Origin for Granny Smith

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