Definition of 'crabapple'
- any of numerous varieties of crab apples cultivated for their small acid (usually bright red) fruit used for preserving or as ornamentals for their blossoms
Synonyms: crab apple cultivated crab apple
- any of numerous wild apple trees usually with small acid fruit
Synonyms: wild apple crab apple
- small sour apple; suitable for preserving; "crabapples make a tangy jelly"
Synonyms: crab apple