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Seckel

[ sek-uhl, sik- ]
/ ˈsɛk əl, ˈsɪk- /
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noun

a small, yellowish-brown variety of pear.

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Origin of Seckel

An Americanism dating back to 1810–20; after surname of grower, Pennsylvania orchardist
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