dessert apple

Definitions of dessert apple
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n an apple used primarily for eating raw without cooking

Synonyms:
eating apple
Antonyms:
cooking apple
an apple used primarily in cooking for pies and applesauce etc
Types:
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Baldwin
an American eating apple with red or yellow and red skin
Cortland
large apple with a red skin
Delicious
variety of sweet eating apples
Empire
an eating apple that somewhat resembles a McIntosh; used as both an eating and a cooking apple
Grimes' golden
yellow apple that ripens in late autumn; eaten raw
Jonathan
red late-ripening apple; primarily eaten raw
McIntosh
early-ripening apple popular in the northeastern United States; primarily eaten raw but suitable for applesauce
Northern Spy
large late-ripening apple with skin striped with yellow and red
Pearmain
any of several varieties of apples with red skins
Pippin
any of numerous superior eating apples with yellow or greenish yellow skin flushed with red
Prima
used primarily as eating apples
Stayman
apple grown chiefly in the Shenandoah Valley
Winesap
crisp apple with dark red skin
Stayman Winesap
crisp tart apple; good for eating raw and suitable for cooking
Granny Smith
apple with a green skin and hard tart flesh
Cox's Orange Pippin
a yellow Pippin with distinctive flavor
Golden Delicious, Yellow Delicious
a sweet eating apple with yellow skin
Red Delicious
a sweet eating apple with bright red skin; most widely grown apple worldwide
Macoun
similar to McIntosh; juicy and late-ripening
Type of:
apple
fruit with red or yellow or green skin and sweet to tart crisp whitish flesh

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