Definition of Sorb apple

1. Noun. Medium-sized European tree resembling the rowan but bearing edible fruit.

Exact synonyms: Service Tree, Sorb Apple Tree, Sorbus Domestica
Terms within: Sorb
Generic synonyms: Mountain Ash
Specialized synonyms: Sorbus Torminalis, Wild Service Tree



2. Noun. Acid gritty-textured fruit.
Exact synonyms: Sorb
Generic synonyms: Edible Fruit
Group relationships: Service Tree, Sorb Apple Tree, Sorbus Domestica

Definition of Sorb apple

1. Noun. A European fruit tree, ''Sorbus domestica'', also called the service tree ¹

2. Noun. The fruit of this tree, also called the sorb ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sorb Apple

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Literary usage of Sorb apple

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1. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1904)
"... SORB-APPLE, ». The fruit of the service-tree. Some mile of this town, we were S'-t Hpf Bv a tort of country ..."

2. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1857)
"... SORB-APPLE, s. The fruit of the service-tree. Some mile o' this town, we were set upon By a sort of country fellows. ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Francis Lieber, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1832)
"... steadfastly maintained the liberties of the Gallican church (qv), opposed the VOL. xi. 42 sorb apple ; the fruit of the service tree. (See Service Tree. ..."

4. New English and Italian Pronouncing and Explanatory Dictionary by John Millhouse, Ferdinando Bracciforti (1889)
"Í. to soar, fly high; to By merely for pleasure (as ihe hawk) Sorba, if. service, sorb-apple ... sorb-apple-tree ..."

5. Dizionario delle lingue italiana ed ingleseby Giuseppe Marco Antonio Baretti by Giuseppe Marco Antonio Baretti (1807)
"Sorb», sf service, sorb-apple. ... a.lj. tj^tiii'4 like a sorb-apple; of a rough or sour taste. ..."

6. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1838)
"One sort of tree is seen here more frequently than the others, and that is the sorb-apple, many of which appear hundreds of years old. One of these trees, ..."

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