Parkman crab

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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