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spitzenburg

[spit-suh n-burg] /ˈspɪt sənˌbɜrg/
noun
1.
any of several red or yellow varieties of apple that ripen in the autumn.
Also, spitzenberg.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805, Americanism; short for Esopus Spitzenberg, after Esopus, N.Y. + Dutch spits point + berg mountain; so called from its being found on a hill near Esopus
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