Associations to the word «Apple»


APPLE, noun. A common, round fruit produced by the tree Malus domestica, cultivated in temperate climates. [from 9th c.]
APPLE, noun. Any of various tree-borne fruits or vegetables especially considered as resembling an apple; also (with qualifying words) used to form the names of other specific fruits such as custard apple, thorn apple etc. [from 9th c.]
APPLE, noun. The fruit of the Tree of Knowledge, eaten by Adam and Eve according to post-Biblical Christian tradition; the forbidden fruit. [from 11th c.]
APPLE, noun. A tree of the genus Malus, especially one cultivated for its edible fruit; the apple tree. [from 15th c.]
APPLE, noun. The wood of the apple tree. [from 19th c.]
APPLE, noun. (in the plural) (Cockney rhyming slang) Short for apples and pears, slang for stairs. [from 20th c.]
APPLE, noun. (baseball) (slang) (obsolete) The ball in baseball. [from 20th c.]
APPLE, noun. (informal) When smiling, the round, fleshy part of the cheeks between the eyes and the corners of the mouth.
APPLE, noun. (pejorative) (ethnic slur) A Native American or red-skinned person who acts and/or thinks like a white (Caucasian) person.
APPLE, proper noun. (with the) A nickname for New York City, usually “the Big Apple”.
APPLE, proper noun. A multimedia corporation (Apple Corps) and record company (Apple Records) founded by the Beatles.
APPLE, proper noun. The company Apple Inc., formerly Apple Computer, that produces computers and other digital devices.
APPLE, proper noun. A computer produced by the company Apple Inc.
APPLE, proper noun. (rare) A female given name.
APPLE APHID, noun. A bright green aphid, Aphis pomi, that feeds on the leaves of apple trees, causing disfigurement.
APPLE APHIS, noun. Alternative form of apple aphid
APPLE BEE, noun. (southwest England) A wasp.
APPLE BEE, noun. Apple bumblebee (Bombus pomorum)
APPLE BEE, noun. (US) A social gathering of farmers to help gather in the apple harvest, or process the fruit.
APPLE BEES, noun. Plural of apple bee
APPLE BLIGHT, noun. Type of aphid harmful to apple trees
APPLE BLOSSOM, noun. The flower of an apple tree that will eventually turn into an apple.
APPLE BLOSSOMS, noun. Plural of apple blossom
APPLE BOBBING, noun. A game in which contestants try to pick up apples out of a large basin of water, using only their mouth.
APPLE BORER, noun. A type of beetle that bores into the trunks of apple and other fruit trees.
APPLE BRANDIES, noun. Plural of apple brandy
APPLE BRANDY, noun. A type of brandy made from apples
APPLE BUTTER, noun. Preserved apple purée with spices.
APPLE CAKE, noun. A type of cake containing sliced apples.
APPLE CIDER, noun. (UK) fermented apple juice; hard cider
APPLE CIDER, noun. (US) cide (non-alcoholic beverage)
APPLE CIDER VINEGAR, noun. A vinegar, made from cider or apple must along with with yeast and bacteria, that has been matured in wooden barrels.
APPLE CIDER VINEGARS, noun. Plural of apple cider vinegar
APPLE CORE, noun. The central portion of an apple containing the seeds and where the stem attaches (and the opposed end). Particularly the portion that remains after the main part of the fruit has been eaten.
APPLE CORES, noun. Plural of apple core
APPLE CROOK, noun. A hand-held, wooden agricultural implement used in the harvesting of apples
APPLE DUMPLIN SHOPS, noun. Plural of apple dumplin shop
APPLE DUMPLING, noun. A baked dessert made from apples
APPLE DUMPLING SHOP, noun. (obsolete or archaic) (vulgar) (slang) The bosom of a woman, especially a fat or large-breasted woman.
APPLE DUMPLINGS, noun. Plural of apple dumpling
APPLE FLIES, noun. Plural of apple fly
APPLE FLY, noun. Any of several dipterous insects particularly in the families Tephritidae and Drosophilidae whose larva burrows into apples
APPLE FRITTER, noun. A type of fritter made with pieces of apple deep-fried in batter and often served covered with powdered sugar, honey or cinnamon.
APPLE FRITTERS, noun. Plural of apple fritter
APPLE ISLE, proper noun. (mythology) Avalon.
APPLE ISLE, proper noun. (Australia) (informal) Tasmania.
APPLE JUICE, noun. The juice of apples as a drink.
APPLE LEAF MIDGE, noun. A pest of apple trees (Dasineura mali}}, syns. Sciara mali, Malobrus mali, Perrisia mali)
APPLE MAC, noun. (informal) An Apple Macintosh computer.
APPLE MACS, noun. Plural of Apple Mac
APPLE MIDGE, noun. (obsolete) A small dipterous insect (Lycoriella ingenua), the larva of which bores in apples.
APPLE MIDGE, noun. Any midge whose larvae cause damage to apples.
APPLE MIDGES, noun. Plural of apple midge
APPLE MINT, noun. Any herb with aroma or taste reminiscent of apple and mint, used for flavoring, herbal teas, and jellies.
APPLE MINT, noun. Mentha suaveolens
APPLE MINT, noun. Hybrid mints involving M. suaveolens as a parent
APPLE MINT, noun. Mentha × rotundifolia (M. longifolia × M. suaveolens)
APPLE MINT, noun. Mentha × villosa (M. spicata × M. suaveolens)
APPLE OF DISCORD, noun. An object or topic which sows dissension and anger; something which causes strife, argument or rivalry.
APPLE OF GRENADA, noun. (obsolete and heraldry) The pomegranate.
APPLE OF LOVE, noun. Tomato
APPLE OF PERU, noun. The flowering plant Nicandra physalodes of the nightshade family.
APPLE OF SODOM, noun. (mediaeval mythology) A gigantic tree supposed to have grown on the site of the destroyed cities Sodom and Gomorrah, whose apples would turn to ash and smoke once picked.
APPLE OF SODOM, noun. A flowering plant of northern Africa, Calotropis procera, which bears poisonous fruit.
APPLE OF SODOM, noun. A nightshade native to southern Africa, Solanum linnaeanum (synonym Solanum sodomeum), that bears poisonous berries.
APPLE OF SODOM, noun. Any of various other plants that bear poisonous fruit.
APPLE OF SOMEONE'S EYE, noun. (idiomatic) A favourite, a particular preference, or a loved one; the object of somebody's affections.
APPLE PEAR, noun. A fruit of a northeast-Asian species of pear with a crisp, juicy texture and an apple-like shape.
APPLE PEAR, noun. Pyrus pyrifolia, the tree that bears this fruit.
APPLE PEARS, noun. Plural of apple pear
APPLE PIE, noun. A pie or tart made with a filling of cooked apples.
APPLE PIE, noun. (figuratively) Anything quintessentially American.
APPLE PIE, verb. (transitive) Of a bed, to make an apple-pie bed.
APPLE PIES, noun. Plural of apple pie
APPLE SAUCE, noun. (UK) A food prepared by pureeing cooked apples.
APPLE SAUCE, noun. (slang) (dated) Alternative spelling of applesauce (nonsense, balderdash, bunk, piffle).
APPLE SEED, noun. (horticulture) The seed of the fruit of the Malus domestica (apple) tree or other tree of the genus Malus.
APPLE SNOW, noun. A dessert made from blended cooking apples, eggs, sugar, and double cream.
APPLE STRUDEL, noun. An Austrian pastry of apples, sugar, raisins, spice, etc in thin strudel dough or filo pastry.
APPLE STRUDELS, noun. Plural of apple strudel
APPLE TAX, noun. (slang) the price premium paid by Macintosh users over that of a Wintel PC of comparable power and features
APPLE TAX, noun. (slang) by extension, the price premium paid by consumers of Apple consumer products over comparable devices from competitors
APPLE TAX, noun. (slang) the large cut of the gross paid to iTunes from every sale on iTunes by content providers, over how much a cut is given at other online retailers
APPLE TREE, noun. Any tree that bears apples, principally Malus domestica but also certain wild species.
APPLE TREES, noun. Plural of apple tree
APPLE TURNOVER, noun. A pastry dessert filled with pieces of sweetened apples, so named because the pastry is folded (turned) over to enclose the filling.
APPLE TURNOVERS, noun. Plural of apple turnover
APPLE WINE, noun. Alcoholic beverage made from apples; cider
APPLE WORM, noun. The larva of the codling moth, Cydia pomonella.
APPLE WORMS, noun. Plural of apple worm

Dictionary definition

APPLE, noun. Fruit with red or yellow or green skin and sweet to tart crisp whitish flesh.
APPLE, noun. Native Eurasian tree widely cultivated in many varieties for its firm rounded edible fruits.

Wise words

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