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Noun: flowering crab
  1. Derived from the Iowa crab and cultivated for its large double pink blossoms
    - Bechtel crab
  2. Small tree or shrub of southeastern United States; cultivated as an ornamental for its rose-coloured blossoms
    - Southern crab apple, Malus angustifolia

Derived forms: flowering crabs

Type of: crab apple, crabapple, cultivated crab apple, Iowa crab, Iowa crab apple, Malus ioensis, prairie crab, western crab apple