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  • n. A variety of apple which can be kept for a long period, gradually becoming dry and withered; known today as the French Crab

Etymologies

apple +‎ john, possibly from the fact that it can be eaten on St. John's Day, June 24th, of the year after it was picked. (Wiktionary)

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