bakeapple

[beyk-ap-uhl]
noun Canadian Atlantic Provinces.
Also, bake apple, baked-apple [beykt-ap-uhl] , baked-apple berry.


Origin:
1765–75; apparently bake (as noun or adj.; cf. bakemeat) + apple, said to be so called because its taste resembles that of a roasted apple

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bakeapple (ˈbeɪkˌæpəl)
 
n
(Canadian) the fruit of the cloudberry

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For dessert there is bakeapple pie, which somewhat confusingly turns out to be made not from apples, but from a local berry.
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