Definition of McIntosh in English:

McIntosh

(also McIntosh red)

noun

  • A dessert apple of a variety native to North America, with deep red skin.

    • ‘Empire combines the mild tartness of McIntosh with Red Delicious sweetness.’
    • ‘The Mcintosh apple is another great apple that can be eaten raw, used in salads, or applesauces.’
    • ‘McIntosh apples are my favorite kinds of apples, too!’

Origin

Late 19th century: named after John McIntosh (1777–1845 or 1846), the American-born Canadian farmer on whose farm the apple was discovered as a wild variety.

Pronunciation:

McIntosh

/ˈmakənˌtäSH/