Soulard crab

noun
Sou·​lard crab
variants: or Soulard crab apple \ (ˈ)sü¦lärd-​ \

Definition of Soulard crab

: a hybrid tree (Malus soulardii) resembling the parent Iowa crab but having yellowish red fruit

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History and Etymology for Soulard crab

after James G. Soulard, 19th century American horticulturist

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“Soulard crab.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Soulard%20crab. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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