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" We see, therefore, that they were called Joannina, because they ripened about St. John's Day. We have also among the old French pears Amire Joannet — the Admired, or Wonderful Little John, which Merlet informs us was so called, because it ripened about... "
The Apples of New York - Page 241
by Spencer Ambrose Beach, Nathaniel Ogden Booth, Orrin Morehouse Taylor - 1905 - 360 pages
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The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries ..., Volume 15

Charles Mason Hovey - Gardening - 1849
...Admired or Wonderful Little John, which Merlet informs us is so called because it is in maturity at John's day. If, then, we add to Joannet the termination ing so common in our names of apples, we have Joanneting, which, with a slight transformation, gives us Jennetting....
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The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries ..., Volume 15

Charles Mason Hovey - Gardening - 1849
...Admired or Wonderful Little John, which Merlet informs us is so called because it is in maturity at John's day. If, then, we add to Joannet the termination ing so common in our names of apples, we have Joanneting, which, with a slight transformation, gives us Jennetting....
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British pomology; or, The history of the fruits and fruit trees of Great Britain

Robert Hogg - History - 1851
...ripened about St. John's Day. We have also among the old French pears Amire Joannet—the Admired, or Wonderful Little John, which Merlet informs us was...ing, so general among our names of apples, we have Joanneting. There can be no doubt that this is the correct derivation, and signification of the name...
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British Pomology

1851
...ripened about St. John's Day. We have also among the old French pears Amire Joannet — the Admired, or Wonderful Little John, which Merlet informs us was...ing, so general among our names of apples, we have Joanneting. There can be no doubt that this is the correct derivation, and signification of the name...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 212

Edward Cave, John Nichols - Literature - 1862
...ripened about St. John's day. We have also among the old French pears Amire Joaunct — the Admired, or Wonderful Little John, which Merlet informs us was...about St. John's day. If, then, we add to Joannet the terminativc ing, so general among the names of apples, wo have Joannefing." The corruptions of the...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 212

Early English newspapers - 1862
...also among the old French pears Amiro Joaunet — the Admired, or Wonderful Little John, which Herlet informs us was so called because it ripened about St. John's day. If, then, we add to Joannet the terminative ing, so general among the mimes of apples, we have Joanneting." The corruptions of the...
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The Fruit Manual: A Guide to the Fruits and Fruit Trees of Great Britain

Robert Hogg - Fruit - 1884 - 759 pages
...called Joannina because they ripened about St. John's Day, and we have among the old French pears Amire' Joannet — the "Wonderful Little John," which Merlet...ing, so general among our names of apples, we have Joannetmg. There can be no doubt that this is the correct derivation of the name of this apple. JOEBY...
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