Definitions

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  • n. Any of various kinds of apple, mostly of French origin.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A name given to many different kinds of apples, mostly of French origin.

Etymologies

French. See rennet. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Thank you for illuminating my day by sharing your happiness! reinette |

    épanouie

  • Not long ago, we had to wait in line at an electronic scale, stare at a panel of 50 or so produce depictions (looking for the picture of the banana or leek or pomme* in question) push the corresponding button to retrieve the adhesive price ticket, stick that on the see-through bag and worry about if it we did right selecting "pomme* reinette" when maybe it was a "pomme rouge" * after all?

    Culture

  • Not long ago, we had to wait in line at an electronic scale, stare at a panel of 50 or so produce depictions looking for the picture of the banana or leek or pomme* in question push the corresponding button to retrieve the adhesive price ticket, stick that on the see-through bag and worry about if it we did right selecting "pomme* reinette" when maybe it was a "pomme rouge"* after all?

    Culture

  • If the syrup does not jelly enough, peelings of more acid, more pectin-rich reinette or capendu apples which Cotgrave in his Dictionarie says are “more delicious than the pepin” may be boiled in it.

    Savoring The Past

  • Gaudichaud [918] exhibited before the French Institute, bearing on the same branch two distinct kinds of apples, one a _reinette rouge_, and the other like a _reinette canada jaunâtre_: this double-bearing variety can be propagated by grafts, and continues to produce both kinds; its origin is unknown.

    The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Vol. I.

  • I can’t help it, i really like your mills&boon series … reinette |

    sunday

  • 'reinette,' in the best corner of the orchard, and it shall be her tree.

    Grandmother Dear A Book for Boys and Girls

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