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apple British & World English

The round fruit of a tree of the rose family, which typically has thin green or red skin and crisp flesh

apple pie British & World English

A pie made with apples

Big Apple British & World English

A name for New York City

oak apple British & World English

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

Apple Isle British & World English

informal name for Tasmania.

apple sauce British & World English

A puree of stewed apples, typically sweetened

cider apple British & World English

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

crab apple British & World English

A small sour apple

star apple British & World English

An edible purple fruit with a star-shaped cross section

thorn apple British & World English

A poisonous datura with large trumpet-shaped white flowers and toothed leaves, which has become a weed of waste ground in many countries

sugar apple British & World English

another term for sweetsop.

Adam's apple British & World English

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

apple butter British & World English

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

apple-cheeked British & World English

(Of a person) having round rosy cheeks

apple-knocker British & World English

A person who picks or sells apples

apple-pie bed in apple pie British & World English

A bed which, as a practical joke, has been made with one of the sheets folded back on itself so that a person’s legs cannot be stretched out

apple-pie bed British & World English

A bed which, as a practical joke, has been made with one of the sheets folded back on itself so that a person’s legs cannot be stretched out

Apple Valley British & World English

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

balsam apple British & World English

Another name for bitter melon

bitter apple British & World English

another term for colocynth.

cashew apple British & World English

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

custard apple British & World English

A large fleshy tropical fruit with a sweet yellow pulp

eating apple British & World English

An apple that is suitable for eating raw

rotten apple British & World English

Used to refer to a morally corrupt person in a group, regarded as capable of having an adverse effect on others

toffee apple British & World English

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

a rotten apple in apple British & World English

A bad or corrupt person in a group, especially one whose behaviour is likely to have a detrimental influence on the others

apple-head doll British & World English

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

apple-pie order British & World English

Perfect order or neatness

a rotten apple British & World English

A bad or corrupt person in a group, especially one whose behaviour is likely to have a detrimental influence on the others

pink fir apple British & World English

A potato of a pink-skinned knobbly variety

the apple of one's eye in apple British & World English

A person of whom one is extremely fond and proud

upset the apple cart in apple British & World English

Spoil a plan or disturb the status quo

upset the apple cart British & World English

Spoil a plan or disturb the status quo

the apple of one's eye British & World English

A person of whom one is extremely fond and proud

as American as apple pie British & World English

Typically American in character

appletini British & World English

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

apple tree in apple British & World English

The tree bearing apples, with hard pale timber that is used in carpentry and to smoke food

roseapple British & World English

A tropical evergreen tree cultivated for its foliage and fruit

sorb British & World English

The fruit of the true service tree

Apple Island in Apple Isle British & World English

informal name for Tasmania.

mammee British & World English

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

mammee apple in mammee British & World English

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

apple cider in cider British & World English

An unfermented drink made by crushing fruit, typically apples


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