apple tree

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See also: appletree and apple-tree

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From Middle English appeltre, appiltre, appultre, from Old English æppeltrēow, corresponding to apple +‎ tree. Cognate with Danish æbletræ, Swedish äppelträd, Norwegian epletre, Icelandic eplatré.

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apple tree (plural apple trees)

  1. (botany) Any tree that bears apples, principally Malus domestica but also certain wild species.

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