Definitions

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  • noun The large, wrinkled, inedible fruit of the American tree Maclura pomifera
  • noun A tree of this species.

Etymologies

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From horse +‎ apple.

Examples

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  • My regional vocabulary refers to a horseapple as a hedgeapple. A horseapple sounds more interesting.

    May 15, 2019

  • See also osage orange.

    May 15, 2019

  • Are we comparing apples and oranges?

    May 15, 2019

  • Given the formation of this compound I feel that 'inedible' in the definition is unreasonably anthropocentric.

    May 15, 2019