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crab apple meaning and definition

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Definition of crab apple (noun)

  1. any of numerous varieties of crab apples cultivated for their small acidic (usually bright red) fruit used for preserves or as ornamentals for their blossoms
  2. any of numerous wild apple trees usually with small acidic fruit
  3. small sour apple; suitable for preserving
    • "crabapples make a tangy jelly"
    • synonyms: crabapple
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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