Northern Spy

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Northern Spy

A variety of late-ripening apple with yellowish-red skin.

[Origin unknown.]
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North′ern Spy′

an American variety of red-striped apple that ripens in autumn or early winter.
[1840–50, Amer.]
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Noun1.Northern Spy - large late-ripening apple with skin striped with yellow and red
dessert apple, eating apple - an apple used primarily for eating raw without cooking
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