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Noun: crabapple
  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
    - crab apple, cultivated crab apple
     
  2. Any of numerous wild apple trees usually with small acidic fruit
    - wild apple, crab apple
     
  3. Small sour apple; suitable for preserving
    "crabapples make a tangy jelly";
    - crab apple

Derived forms: crabapples, crab apples

Type of: apple, apple tree

Encyclopedia: Crabapple, Georgia