Granny Smith


: a tart green apple of Australian origin

Examples of Granny Smith in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Your mom probably didn’t use three types of apples — Fuji, Granny Smith and Gala. Roger Naylor, The Arizona Republic, 14 Mar. 2024 Just as American supermarkets stock apples called Fuji, Golden Delicious and Granny Smith, Amazonian gardens stock cassavas called bufeo (dolphin), arpón (harpoon), motelo (tortoise) and countless others. Stephen Wooding, The Conversation, 1 May 2024 During that time slice half a tart Granny Smith apple and squeeze lemon juice over the slices to keep them from turning brown. Caron Golden, San Diego Union-Tribune, 13 Mar. 2024 His Heytesbury Chardonnay is briny and generous in the mouth and starts with aromas of green tea, Granny Smith apple, and salty air that gently transition to flavors of fresh green herbs, white peach, and Bartlett pear. Mike Desimone and Jeff Jenssen, Robb Report, 7 Mar. 2024 See all Example Sentences for Granny Smith 

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Word History


Maria Ann Smith †1870 who cultivated it near Sydney, Australia

First Known Use

1895, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Granny Smith was in 1895

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“Granny Smith.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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