Parkman crab

noun
Park·​man crab | \ ˈpärkmən, ˈpȧkmən- \
variants: or Parkman crabapple

Definition of Parkman crab

: an ornamental tree (Malus halliana parkmanii) with double bright rose-colored flowers

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History and Etymology for Parkman crab

after Francis Parkman †1893 American historian who cultivated it

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“Parkman crab.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Parkman%20crab. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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