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apple US English

The round fruit of a tree of the rose family, which typically has thin red or green skin and crisp flesh. Many varieties have been developed as dessert or cooking fruit or for making cider

apple pie US English

A pie made with apples

Big Apple US English

A nickname for New York City

oak apple US English

A spongy spherical gall that forms on oak trees in response to the developing larvae of a gall wasp

Adam's apple US English

The projection at the front of the neck formed by the thyroid cartilage of the larynx, often prominent in men

apple core US English

The tough central part of an apple, containing the seeds

apple green US English

A bright yellowish green

Apple Isle US English

A nickname for Tasmania

candy apple US English

An apple coated with a thin layer of cooked sugar or caramel and fixed on a stick

cider apple US English

An apple of a variety that is used in cider-making

crab apple US English

A small, sour apple

love apple US English

An old-fashioned term for a tomato

rose apple US English

A tropical evergreen tree cultivated for its foliage and fragrant fruit

star apple US English

An edible purple fruit with a star-shaped cross section

sugar apple US English

Another term for sweetsop.

thorn apple US English

Another term for jimson weed.

apple butter US English

A paste of spiced stewed apple used as a spread or condiment, typically made with cider

apple-cheeked US English

(Of a person) having round rosy cheeks

apple knocker US English

A person who picks or sells apples

Apple Valley US English

A town in southwestern California, northeast of Los Angeles; population 70,200 (est. 2008)

bitter apple US English

Another term for colocynth.

cashew apple US English

The swollen edible fruit of the cashew tree, from which the cashew nut hangs, sometimes used to make wine

custard apple US English

A large, fleshy, tropical fruit with a sweet yellow pulp

eating apple US English

An apple that is suitable for eating raw

toffee apple US English

An apple coated with a thin layer of toffee and fixed on a stick

apple polisher US English

A person who behaves obsequiously to someone important

a rotten apple US English

A bad or corrupt person in a group, typically one whose behavior is likely to have a detrimental influence on his or her associates

pink fir apple US English

A potato of a pink-skinned knobbly variety

apple-head doll US English

In American folk art, a doll whose head has been fashioned from a dried peeled apple

apple-pie order US English

Perfect order or neatness

the apple of one's eye US English

A person of whom one is extremely fond and proud

as American as apple pie US English

Typically American in character

upset the applecart US English

Spoil a plan or disturb the status quo

a rotten apple in apple US English

A bad or corrupt person in a group, typically one whose behavior is likely to have a detrimental influence on his or her associates

mayapple US English

An American herbaceous plant of the barberry family with large, deeply divided leaves. The plant, which bears a yellow, egg-shaped edible fruit in May, has long been used medicinally

May apple in mayapple US English

An American herbaceous plant of the barberry family with large, deeply divided leaves. The plant, which bears a yellow, egg-shaped edible fruit in May, has long been used medicinally

the apple never falls far from the tree US English

Family characteristics are usually inherited

apple tree in apple US English

The tree which bears apples

Apple Island in Apple Isle US English

A nickname for Tasmania

applesauce US English

A puree of stewed apples, typically sweetened

appletini US English

A cocktail consisting of vodka mixed with apple juice, apple liqueur, or cider

cider US English

An unfermented drink made by crushing fruit, typically apples

mammee US English

A tropical American tree having large edible red fruit with red rind and sweet yellow flesh

mammee apple in mammee US English

A tropical American tree having large edible red fruit with red rind and sweet yellow flesh

sorb US English

The fruit of the true service tree


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