English version

crab apple

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Food
crab appleˈcrab ˌapple noun [countable]  DFa small sour apple, or the tree it grows on
Examples from the Corpus
crab appleI picked one and threw it at a crab apple tree.And then a crab apple flew in and bounced a few feet from Pinky.The result: plenty of fresh produce for the kitchen and such delights as crab apple and quince jellies and pickled walnuts.We've planted every kind of native tree you could think of in a hedge, including crab apple and wayfarer tree.
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