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a financial penalty incurred by a trader, investor, or banker when an investment or deal results in a loss
[Latin malus bad, harmful ]
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|Noun||1.||Malus - apple trees; found throughout temperate zones of the northern hemisphere|
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
family Rosaceae, Rosaceae, rose family - a large family of dicotyledonous plants of order Rosales; have alternate leaves and five-petaled flowers with numerous stamens
apple tree - any tree of the genus Malus especially those bearing firm rounded edible fruits
Malus pumila, orchard apple tree, apple - native Eurasian tree widely cultivated in many varieties for its firm rounded edible fruits
cherry apple, cherry crab, Malus baccata, Siberian crab, Siberian crab apple - Asian wild crab apple cultivated in many varieties for it small acid usually red fruit used for preserving
Malus sylvestris, wild crab - wild crab apple native to Europe; a chief ancestor of cultivated apples
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