snow apple

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snow apple (plural snow apples)

  1. An heirloom variety of apple, with white flesh.
    • 1873, "The Shiawassee Beauty", Annual Report of the Secretary of the State Horticultural Society, page 461
      In color and form the Shiawassee Beauty mostly resembles the Snow apple, but attains a larger size and is more tart, hence better for culinary purposes.
    • 1915, Robert Tuttle Morris, Microbes and Men, page 478
      Hundreds of thousands of the snow apple seeds have been planted, giving hundreds of thousands of first-rate exemplar apples with an occasional superman, like the McIntosh red.

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