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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Origin and Etymology of bechtel crab

after Ernst A. Bechtel, 19th century American nurseryman


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