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See also: crab-apple and crab apple

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Crabapples (fruit) on the branch.

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crab +‎ apple

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crabapple (plural crabapples)

  1. Any of the wild species of apple tree, genus Malus, which generally yield small, bitter fruit (in comparison to domestic apples, Malus domestica).
  2. The fruit of this tree.
  3. An unpleasant person; a person who is crabby.

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