[ wahyn-sap ]

noun(sometimes lowercase)
  1. a red variety of apple that ripens in the autumn.

Origin of Winesap

First recorded in 1790–1800; wine + sap1

Words Nearby Winesap Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Winesap in a sentence

  • The Yellow Newtown is quite a large apple, and it is superior in quality to the Winesap.

  • In Arkansas, where the land is too poor to raise corn the Winesap does well; but it will not grow on high, dry soil.

    The Apple | Various
  • Have tried and discarded Winesap and Rawle's Janet on account of shy bearing and poor keeping quality.

    The Apple | Various
  • Store for winter use in boxes in cellar successfully; find Romanite and Winesap keep best; lose about one-fourth.

    The Apple | Various
  • Winesap we place second on the list, after a fair trial of over thirty-five years side by side with Ben Davis.

    The Apple | Various