Definition of Seckel

1. Noun. Small yellowish- to reddish-brown pear.

Exact synonyms: Seckel Pear
Generic synonyms: Pear



Definition of Seckel

1. n. A small reddish brown sweet and juicy pear. It originated on a farm near Philadelphia, afterwards owned by a Mr. Seckel.

Definition of Seckel

1. a variety of pear [n -S]

Medical Definition of Seckel

1. A small reddish brown sweet and juicy pear. It originated on a farm near Philadelphia, afterwards owned by a Mr. Seckel. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Seckel

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1. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural TasteGardening (1855)
"Young shoots—vigorous, dark brown, darker than the seckel. Leaves— dark green, above medium size, finely serrated, and remarkably persistent. ..."

2. The MAGAZINE of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and (1868)
"Raised in Ohio, from the seckel. Tree upright and vigorous, an early and abundant bearer. Fruit below medium size, globular, obtuse pyriform, ..."

3. The New England Farmer by Samuel W. Cole (1856)
"THE seckel PEAK. The fruit fror.i which the above portraits were taken, was from the garden of the Messrs. JFC HYDE, of Newton Centre. ..."

4. Snyder County Annals: A Collection of All Kinds of Historical Items by George Washington Wagenseller, Clara R. Winey (1919)
"Cooper by virtue of his warrant bearing date the twenty first day of April 1785—divided and parted between the said Henry seckel and Joshua C. seckel and ..."

5. The New American Orchardist, Or an Account of the Most Valuable Varieties of by William Kenrick (1844)
"It was found either on the grounds of Mr. seckel or Mr. Weiss. 132. "seckel. [A.] 133. SERRURIER D'AUTOMNE. ..."

6. The New American Orchardist, Or an Account of the Most Valuable Varieties of by William Kenrick (1844)
"It was found either on the grounds of Mr. seckel or Mr. Weiss. 1 131. ... *seckel. [A.] 133. SERRURIER D'AUTOMNE. Annales ^Horticulture. ..."

7. Calendar of Wills on File and Recorded in the Offices of the Clerk of the by Berthold Fernow, New York (State). Court of Appeals, New York (State). Secretary's Office (1896)
"Witnesses Lawrence seckel, Geo. Pennock and Nathan Matlack jun. Proved in Philadelphia. Recorded ut supra, p. 41. HANSON, John, of the Island of Antigua, ..."

8. Journal of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy by Philadelphia College of Pharmacy (1832)
"On Sugar from, the seckel Pear. [The following communication from Mr Brasier to the College of Pharmacy, was deemed of such importance as to be referred to ..."

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