Red Delicious

noun

Definition of Red Delicious

: a usually large apple with sweet crisp juicy flesh and dark red skin

First Known Use of Red Delicious

1933, in the meaning defined above

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“Red Delicious.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Red%20Delicious. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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