McIntosh

noun
Mc·In·tosh | \ ˈma-kən-ˌtäsh \

Definition of McIntosh 

: a juicy bright red eating apple with a thin skin, white flesh, and aromatic slightly tart flavor

First Known Use of McIntosh

1910, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for McIntosh

John McIntosh flourished 1796 Canadian settler

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