Definition of Serviceberry

1. Noun. Any of various North American trees or shrubs having showy white flowers and edible blue-black or purplish fruit.




2. Noun. Edible purple or red berries.
Exact synonyms: Juneberry, Saskatoon, Shadberry
Generic synonyms: Berry
Group relationships: Juneberry, Service Tree, Shadblow, Shadbush

Definition of Serviceberry

1. Noun. A genus (''Amelanchier'') of about 25 species of small deciduous trees and large shrubs in the family ''Rosaceae''. ¹

2. Noun. the berry of this plant ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Serviceberry

1. [n -RIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Serviceberry

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serviceberries
serviceberry (current term)
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Literary usage of Serviceberry

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1. Dictionary of the French and English Languages by Gabriel Surenne (1856)
"... s. diction de mettre cl part, serviceberry-tree, s. cormier, sorbier, m. Serviceable, adj. serviable, utile Serviceableness, s. caractère set-viable, m. ..."

2. Check List of the Forest Trees of the United States: Their Names and Ranges by George Bishop Sudworth (1898)
"Western serviceberry. RANGE.—From Alaska (Yukon River, latitude 62° 45') to California (southern ... serviceberry; Western serviceberry; "Sarvice" (Wyo.). ..."

3. Forest Trees of the Pacific Slope by George Bishop Sudworth, United States Forest Service (1908)
"Western serviceberry. Amelanchier alnifolia Nuttall. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS. Western serviceberry is a tall, slender-stemmed shrub from 8 to 10 feet ..."

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