Definition of Lord Derby in English:

Lord Derby

noun

  • A variety of cooking apple with a green and yellow skin; a tree producing such an apple.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Midland Florist. Reportedly so named after Lord Derby, a title of Edward Smith-Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby, English politician.

Pronunciation

Lord Derby

/lɔːd ˈdɑːbi/