Siberian crab
Siberian Si*be"ri*an, a. [From Siberia, Russ. Sibire.] Of or pertaining to Siberia, a region comprising all northern Asia and belonging to Russia; as, a Siberian winter. -- n. A native or inhabitant of Siberia. [1913 Webster]

{Siberian crab} (Bot.), the Siberian crab apple. See {Crab apple}, under {Crab}.

{Siberian dog} (Zo["o]l.), one of a large breed of dogs having erect ears and the hair of the body and tail very long. It is distinguished for endurance of fatigue when used for the purpose of draught.

{Siberian pea tree} (Bot.), a small leguminous tree ({Cragana arborescens}) with yellow flowers. It is a native of Siberia. [1913 Webster]


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  • Siberian crab — noun Asian wild crab apple cultivated in many varieties for it small acid usually red fruit used for preserving • Syn: ↑Siberian crab apple, ↑cherry apple, ↑cherry crab, ↑Malus baccata • Hypernyms: ↑crab apple, ↑crabapple, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Siberian crab apple — noun Asian wild crab apple cultivated in many varieties for it small acid usually red fruit used for preserving • Syn: ↑Siberian crab, ↑cherry apple, ↑cherry crab, ↑Malus baccata • Hypernyms: ↑crab apple, ↑crabapple, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Siberian crab apple — uoginė obelis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erškėtinių šeimos vaisinis augalas (Malus baccata), paplitęs rytų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Malus baccata; Malus baccata f. gracilis; Malus baccata f. jackii; Malus baccata var. baccata; Malus… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Siberian crab apple — a hardy, round headed tree, Malus baccata, of northern Asia, having white flowers and yellow or red fruit. * * * …   Universalium

  • Siberian — Si*be ri*an, a. [From Siberia, Russ. Sibire.] Of or pertaining to Siberia, a region comprising all northern Asia and belonging to Russia; as, a Siberian winter. n. A native or inhabitant of Siberia. [1913 Webster] {Siberian crab} (Bot.), the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Siberian dog — Siberian Si*be ri*an, a. [From Siberia, Russ. Sibire.] Of or pertaining to Siberia, a region comprising all northern Asia and belonging to Russia; as, a Siberian winter. n. A native or inhabitant of Siberia. [1913 Webster] {Siberian crab} (Bot.) …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Siberian pea tree — Siberian Si*be ri*an, a. [From Siberia, Russ. Sibire.] Of or pertaining to Siberia, a region comprising all northern Asia and belonging to Russia; as, a Siberian winter. n. A native or inhabitant of Siberia. [1913 Webster] {Siberian crab} (Bot.) …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crab — (kr[a^]b), n. [AS. crabba; akin to D. krab, G. krabbe, krebs, Icel. krabbi, Sw. krabba, Dan. krabbe, and perh. to E. cramp. Cf. {Crawfish}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) One of the brachyuran Crustacea. They are mostly marine, and usually have a broad, short… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crab apple — Crab Crab (kr[a^]b), n. [AS. crabba; akin to D. krab, G. krabbe, krebs, Icel. krabbi, Sw. krabba, Dan. krabbe, and perh. to E. cramp. Cf. {Crawfish}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) One of the brachyuran Crustacea. They are mostly marine, and usually have a broad …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crab grass — Crab Crab (kr[a^]b), n. [AS. crabba; akin to D. krab, G. krabbe, krebs, Icel. krabbi, Sw. krabba, Dan. krabbe, and perh. to E. cramp. Cf. {Crawfish}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) One of the brachyuran Crustacea. They are mostly marine, and usually have a broad …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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