Seckel

noun
Seck·​el | \ ˈse-kəl How to pronounce Seckel (audio) , ˈsi- \

Definition of Seckel

: a small pear with sweet very flavorful firm flesh and yellowish-green skin with a red blush

First Known Use of Seckel

1817, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Seckel

perhaps from Seckle or Seckel, surname of a farmer in eastern Pennsylvania

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“Seckel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Seckel. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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