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Sodom

Apples of Sodom or mad apples. Strabo, Tacitus, and Josephus describe them as beautiful externally and filled with ashes. These “apples” are in reality gall-nuts produced by the insect calledCynips insana.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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