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Seckel

noun Seck·el \ˈse-kəl, ˈsi-\

Definition of SECKEL

:  a small pear with sweet very flavorful firm flesh and yellowish-green skin with a red blush

Origin of SECKEL

perhaps from Seckle or Seckel, surname of a farmer in eastern Pennsylvania
First Known Use: 1817

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