Definition of Seckel in English:

Seckel

noun

  • A pear of a small sweet juicy brownish-red variety, grown chiefly in the US.

    • ‘He considers a bowl of grapes, apples, and small Seckel pears to be an ideal dessert.’
    • ‘Of the three varieties of pears, the most plentiful were the Seckel.’
    • ‘These include apples and slightly under-ripe pears, such as the russet-hued Seckel pears that march in parade with this roast.’

Origin

Early 19th century: from the surname of an early grower.

Pronunciation:

Seckel

/ˈsɛk(ə)l/