Manchurian crab

noun

Definition of Manchurian crab

: a Siberian crab (Malus baccata mandshurica) that produces fragrant white flowers very early in the season followed by small red crab apples

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“Manchurian crab.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Manchurian%20crab. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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