prairie crab


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prairie crab - wild crab apple of western United States with fragrant pink flowersprairie crab - wild crab apple of western United States with fragrant pink flowers
wild apple, crab apple, crabapple - any of numerous wild apple trees usually with small acidic fruit
Bechtel crab, flowering crab - derived from the Iowa crab and cultivated for its large double pink blossoms
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
They include: a northern bayberry in Nassau County; a common juniper in Schenectady County; a black locust in Wayne County; a scarlet hawthorn and a Norway spruce in Oneida County; and a northern oak, a speckled alder, a prairie crab apple and a purple osier willow in Monroe County.
Even now, as a California resident, she attaches the title prairie crab to her recipes for parsnips.