saskatoon

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Cree ᒥᓵᐢᑲᐧᑑᒥᐣ (misa˙skwato˙min, saskatoon berry), from ᒥᓵᐢᑲᐧᐟ (misâskwat, saskatoon) + -min (berry).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌsæskəˈtuːn/
  • Hyphenation: sas‧ka‧toon

Noun[edit]

saskatoon (plural saskatoons)

  1. (Canadian Prairies) A shrub inhabiting western North America, Amelanchier alnifolia.
  2. (Canadian Prairies) The edible berry of this shrub.

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References[edit]

  • “saskatoon” in the Canadian Oxford Dictionary, Second Edition, Oxford University Press, 2004.