Braeburn

noun Brae·burn \ ˈbrā-ˌbərn \

Definition of Braeburn

plural Braeburns
:a red, firm apple of New Zealand origin with crisp, juicy, sweet to slightly tart flesh
  • … 1 cup grated apple, preferably a slightly tart variety such as Braeburn
  • —Martha Rose ShulmanNew York Times13 Dec. 2012
  • Braeburns are great for snacking and baking.
  • Lexington (Kentucky) Herald Leader8 Oct. 2006

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Origin and Etymology of braeburn

after Braeburn, locality in the Moutere River valley, South Island, New Zealand, where the apple was first commercially grown


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