Meaning of Lord Derby in English:

Lord Derby

Pronunciation /lɔːd ˈdɑːbi/

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.