Seckel (pear)

Seckel (pear)
Seckel (pear) or Seckel [sek′əl ]
n.
[after the Pa. fruit grower who originated it]
a small, sweet, juicy, reddish-brown pear

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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 — noun small yellowish to reddish brown pear • Syn: ↑seckel • Hypernyms: ↑pear …   Useful english dictionary

  • seckel — noun small yellowish to reddish brown pear • Syn: ↑seckel pear • Hypernyms: ↑pear …   Useful english dictionary

  • Seckel — Seck el, n. (Bot.) A small reddish brown sweet and juicy pear. It originated on a farm near Philadelphia, afterwards owned by a Mr. Seckel. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pear — Pyrus redirects here. For other uses, see Pyrus (disambiguation). For other uses, see Pear (disambiguation). Pears European Pear branch with fruit Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • 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 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Seckel — /sek euhl, sik /, n. a small, yellowish brown variety of pear. [1810 20, Amer.; after surname of grower, Pennsylvania orchardist] * * * …   Universalium

  • pear — (Roget s IV) n. Varieties of pears include: Bartlett, Max Red, Bartlett, Winter Bartlett, Gorham, Royal Riviera, Clapp s Favorite, Keiffer s Hybrid, Parrish Favorite, Seckel, Winter Nellis, D Anjou, Anjou, Bosc, Comice, Forelle; see also fruit 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • Seckel — Seck•el [[t]ˈsɛk əl, ˈsɪk [/t]] n. pln a small, yellowish brown variety of pear • Etymology: 1810–20, amer.; after the Pennsylvania orchardist who grew it …   From formal English to slang

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