Seckel

Seckel
noun Etymology: perhaps from Seckle or Seckel, surname of a farmer in eastern Pennsylvania Date: 1817 a small pear with sweet very flavorful firm flesh and yellowish-green skin with a red blush

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  • Seckel (pear) — ☆ Seckel (pear) or Seckel [sek′əl ] n. 〚after the Pa. fruit grower who originated it〛 a small, sweet, juicy, reddish brown pear * * * …   Universalium

  • Seckel (pear) — ☆ Seckel (pear) or Seckel [sek′əl ] n. [after the Pa. fruit grower who originated it] a small, sweet, juicy, reddish brown pear …   English World dictionary

  • Seckel (pear) — ☆ Seckel (pear) or Seckel [sek′əl ] n. [after the Pa. fruit grower who originated it] a small, sweet, juicy, reddish brown pear …   English World dictionary

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