Dead Sea Apple

Apples of Sodom. Also Fig.
A kind of gallnut coming from Arabia. See Gallnut.
- S. B. Griffin.

See also: Apple, Apple

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Nothing grows in the flat, burning desert around it but weeds and the Dead Sea apple the poets say is beautiful to the eye, but crumbles to ashes and dust when you break it.