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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A large, red-skinned cultivated variety of apple.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. large apple with a red skin

Etymologies

After Cortland, a county of central New York.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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