from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A variety of all-purpose apple having a red-streaked green skin.
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- n. A variety of autumn apple with deep red or orange streaks.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of fall apple, marked with streaks of deep red and orange, and of excellent flavor and quality.
I think the best apple for a pie is the Gravenstein, which is an heirloom, but they have gone by already.
On the other hand, some comparatively early kinds, such as Gravenstein and Porter, are considerably prized in some sections.
His real name is something like "Gravenstein" or some other jew deal, A REAL PHONY.
A garden includes 20 mature Gravenstein apple trees and five kinds of lavender.
Why haven't the Gravenstein Apple growers here in Sonoma County caught on?
I first tried making his chicken apple sausage, partly because I could probably live off of apples having grown up in Sebastopol CA, the Gravenstein capital and partly because I am never quite satisfied with them and was searching for the right one.
Gravenstein, Jonathan, pippin or Rome Beauty for baking.
And talking to Joley under the shade of a Gravenstein tree, the sun casting shadows on your back.
The Red Astrachan and the Gravenstein and one Alexander had a few apples on them, and I notice that they are well loaded with fruit buds for another year, which will be the third year planted.
Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916 Embracing the Transactions of the Minnesota State Horticultural Society,Volume 44, from December 1, 1915, to December 1, 1916, Including the Twelve Numbers of "The Minnesota Horticulturist" for 1916
A comparative lesson may also be based on selected varieties of autumn apples, such as Fameuse, McIntosh Red, Wealthy, Gravenstein, and St. Lawrence.