Rome Beauty


: a round red apple that has firm slightly tart flesh and is used especially for baking

called also Rome

Word History


probably from Rome, village in Adams County, Ohio

First Known Use

1856, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Rome Beauty was in 1856

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Cite this Entry

“Rome Beauty.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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