Definition of Cultivated crab apple
1. Noun. 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.
Terms within: Crab Apple, Crabapple
Generic synonyms: Apple Tree
Specialized synonyms: Cherry Apple, Cherry Crab, Malus Baccata, Siberian Crab, Siberian Crab Apple, Flowering Crab, Malus Angustifolia, Southern Crab Apple
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Literary usage of Cultivated crab apple
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1. The Encyclopedia Americanaedited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1903)
"The cultivated crab- apple requires about the same treatment as the true apple. See APPLE. Crab-eating Dog, a fox-dog (Canis can- ..."
2. The Encyclopedia of Practical Horticulture: A Reference System of Commercial by Granville Lowther, William Worthington (1914)
"This is the parent form of the larger cultivated crab apple, such as the Transcendent, Hyslop, etc. SECTION 2. Calyx-lobes falling oft after blossoming; ..."
3. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"Fruit esculent. The cultivated Crab- apple is (b) M. baccata (L.) Lyons (P. baccata L.) or some hybrid of this with (a). ..."
4. How Plants are Trained to Work for Man by Luther Burbank (1921)
"... from the direct-color photograph print that this variety resembles the common cultivated crab apple in appearance. This is probably accounted for by the ..."
5. Annual Report of the State Horticultural Society of Missouri by Missouri State Horticultural Society (1895)
""The cultivated crab-apple is the fruit of another species of Pyras." Because we cannot comprehend God and His wisdom, the Divine creative power and its ..."
6. Introduction to Botany by Joseph Young Bergen, Otis William Caldwell (1914)
"Sometimes (fig. 81) the branch is terminated by a flower cluster. In this FIG. 80. Alternate branching in seedling tree of cultivated crab apple ..."