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Mc·In·tosh

 (măk′ĭn-tŏsh′)
n.
A variety of apple having red skin and crisp white flesh.

[After John McIntosh (fl. 1796), Canadian farmer.]
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McIntosh

(ˈmækɪnˌtɒʃ) or

McIntosh red

n
(Plants) a Canadian variety of red-skinned eating apple
[C19: named after John McIntosh (1777–c. 1845), US-born Canadian farmer on whose property the variety was first found growing wild]
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Mc•In•tosh

(ˈmæk ɪnˌtɒʃ)

n.
a variety of red eating apple.
[1875–80; after John McIntosh of Ontario who first cultivated it (1796)]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.McIntosh - early-ripening apple popular in the northeastern United StatesMcIntosh - early-ripening apple popular in the northeastern United States; primarily eaten raw but suitable for applesauce
dessert apple, eating apple - an apple used primarily for eating raw without cooking
Macoun - similar to McIntosh; juicy and late-ripening
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JOHN MCINTOSH combined his own name with that of his apple tree and called it the 'McIntosh Red' The now popular cider apple originated in the 1770s in Canada, and when his son, Allan, began grafting parts of the tree, McIntosh offered seedlings to other farmers.
After several other Apples came the Macintosh - named after the McIntosh Red variety of apple.
Anyone still in possession of their old tin bath might consider filling it with water, add a sprinkle of McIntosh reds and let the dookin' commence.