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1. apple

noun. ['ˈæpəl'] fruit with red or yellow or green skin and sweet to tart crisp whitish flesh.

Synonyms

  • crab apple
  • crabapple
  • eating apple
  • false fruit
  • dessert apple
  • orchard apple tree
  • Malus pumila
  • edible fruit
  • pome

Antonyms

  • cooking apple

Etymology

  • appel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • æppel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Crab Apple

  • stapel
  • snapple
  • grapple
  • shappell
  • schappell
  • mapel
  • kappel
  • happel
  • chapple
  • chappell
  • chappel
  • chapel
  • cappel
  • appell
  • appel

Sentences with crab-apple


1. Noun Phrase
Boiled crab apple bark yields dye in a range from yellow to red, depending on the tree.

2. Noun Phrase
All crab apple flowers have five petals.

2. apple

noun. ['ˈæpəl'] native Eurasian tree widely cultivated in many varieties for its firm rounded edible fruits.

Synonyms

  • orchard apple tree
  • apple tree
  • Malus pumila
  • genus Malus

Etymology

  • appel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • æppel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. crab

noun. ['ˈkræb'] decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers.

Synonyms

  • rock crab
  • hard-shell crab
  • Cancer borealis
  • swimming crab
  • Alaskan king crab
  • spider crab
  • Alaska king crab
  • Alaska crab
  • fiddler crab
  • stone crab
  • pea crab
  • soft-shelled crab
  • Menippe mercenaria
  • decapod crustacean
  • Paralithodes camtschatica
  • decapod
  • Dungeness crab
  • soft-shell crab
  • suborder Brachyura
  • Cancer magister
  • Brachyura
  • king crab
  • Cancer irroratus

Antonyms

  • complex
  • rhetorical
  • unobvious
  • impure

Etymology

  • crabbe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crabba (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. crab

noun. ['ˈkræb'] a stroke of the oar that either misses the water or digs too deeply.

Synonyms

  • row

Antonyms

  • adorned
  • fancy

Etymology

  • crabbe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crabba (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. crab

verb. ['ˈkræb'] complain.

Synonyms

  • sound off
  • complain
  • kvetch
  • kick
  • quetch
  • grouse
  • bitch
  • holler
  • plain
  • bellyache
  • gripe
  • beef

Antonyms

  • natural depression
  • follow
  • rear
  • reverse

Etymology

  • crabbe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crabba (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. crab

verb. ['ˈkræb'] direct (an aircraft) into a crosswind.

Synonyms

  • point
  • channelise
  • head
  • steer
  • maneuver
  • manoeuver
  • direct
  • channelize
  • guide

Antonyms

  • collateral
  • mediate
  • inexact
  • relative

Etymology

  • crabbe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crabba (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. crab

noun. ['ˈkræb'] a louse that infests the pubic region of the human body.

Synonyms

  • Phthirius pubis
  • Phthirius
  • sucking louse
  • genus Phthirius
  • crab louse
  • louse
  • Phthirus
  • pubic louse

Antonyms

  • indirect
  • attractive
  • undock
  • refrain

Etymology

  • crabbe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crabba (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. Crab

noun. the fourth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about June 21 to July 22.

Synonyms

  • Cancer the Crab

Antonyms

  • introvert
  • withholder

9. crab

noun. ['ˈkræb'] the edible flesh of any of various crabs.

Synonyms

  • soft-shelled crab
  • crabmeat
  • Japanese crab
  • Alaskan king crab
  • shellfish
  • stone crab
  • crab cocktail
  • Alaska crab
  • crab legs
  • king crab
  • Alaska king crab
  • blue crab
  • Dungeness crab

Antonyms

  • node
  • middle
  • end
  • beginning

Etymology

  • crabbe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crabba (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. crab

noun. ['ˈkræb'] a quarrelsome grouch.

Synonyms

  • grump
  • grouch
  • churl
  • crosspatch
  • crank

Antonyms

  • irrelevance
  • unpointedness
  • take away
  • follower

Etymology

  • crabbe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crabba (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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