serviceberry

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English[edit]

a serviceberry - Amelanchier asiatica

Etymology[edit]

From service (an alteration of Sorbus, a genus with a similar berry) +‎ berry

Noun[edit]

serviceberry (plural serviceberries)

  1. Any plant of the genus Amelanchier of small deciduous trees and large shrubs in the family Rosaceae.
  2. The berry of such a plant.

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