Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A variety of apple having fruit with green skin and tart, tough flesh.

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  • noun A green apple originating from Australia.

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

  • noun apple with a green skin and hard tart flesh

Etymologies

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

[After Maria Ann Smith, (died 1870), Australian woman to whom its development is attributed.]

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Named for Maria Ann Smith, German breeder and tax collector.

Examples

  • The Granny Smith is a tart but juicy and crisp apple - a favourite for the quintessential apple pie.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • The Granny Smith is a tart but juicy and crisp apple - a favourite for the quintessential apple pie.

    Weekend Herb Blogging #70

  • For different textures within the same cake, try baking with a combination of apples, such as Granny Smith (which is quite tart), Macintosh (which is firm), and Cortland (which gets very soft with cooking).

    THE ARROWS COOKBOOK

  • Apple Cobbler Spice Cake For the cobbler: 8 cups peeled and sliced firm, tart apples such as Granny Smith 1 cup brown sugar 1 pinch salt 1 teaspoon

    WN.com - Articles related to TV This Weekend - Jan. 15, 2010

  • Apple Cobbler Spice Cake For the cobbler: 8 cups peeled and sliced firm, tart apples such as Granny Smith 1 cup brown sugar 1 pinch salt 1 teaspoon

    WN.com - Articles related to TV This Weekend - Jan. 15, 2010

  • Specially crafted cocktails will include The Big Apple, fresh Granny Smith apple juice, Bulleit bourbon, simple syrup and a celery leaf; Jamaican Splash, sweet sorrel syrup with Appleton's rum and tart lime juice; Nordic Cooler, Lingonberry, St. Germain and vodka; and Shochu Cha, Shouchu, Canton and oolong tea.

    Marcus Samuelsson: Food Meets Fashion at My Global Street Food Pop-Up

  • I enumerated my first point by extending a silver talon; it caught the light from my eyes and rendered Apples in shades of green—a Granny Smith.

    Crossed

  • Grass grew underneath them so Granny Smith green I thought at first it was AstroTurf.

    Day of Honey

  • Grass grew underneath them so Granny Smith green I thought at first it was AstroTurf.

    Day of Honey

  • Specially crafted cocktails will include The Big Apple, fresh Granny Smith apple juice, Bulleit bourbon, simple syrup and a celery leaf; Jamaican Splash, sweet sorrel syrup with Appleton's rum and tart lime juice; Nordic Cooler, Lingonberry, St. Germain and vodka; and Shochu Cha, Shouchu, Canton and oolong tea.

    Marcus Samuelsson: Food Meets Fashion at My Global Street Food Pop-Up

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