Bechtel crab

noun
Bech·​tel crab | \ ˈbek-tᵊl- \
variants: or bechtel's crab

Definition of Bechtel crab

: a flowering crab derived from the Iowa crab apple and having very large double pink flowers

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History and Etymology for Bechtel crab

after Ernst A. Bechtel, 19th century American nurseryman

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“Bechtel crab.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bechtel%20crab. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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