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cedar apple

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  1. a brown gall on the branches of the juniper, produced by several rust fungi of the genus Gymnosporangium.
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Origin of cedar apple

An Americanism dating back to 1840–50
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Examples from the Web for cedar apple

Historical Examples

  • Godfrey ate only one cedar-apple, but was at once taken very sick, and his friends believed that he had been poisoned by the emir.

    With Spurs of Gold

    Frances Nimmo Greene