Service berry
Service Serv"ice, n., or Service Serv"ice [Properly, the tree which bears serve, OE. serves, pl., service berries, AS. syrfe service tree; akin to L. sorbus.] (Bot.) A name given to several trees and shrubs of the genus {Pyrus}, as {Pyrus domestica} and {P. torminalis} of Europe, the various species of mountain ash or rowan tree, and the American shad bush (see {Shad bush}, under {Shad}). They have clusters of small, edible, applelike berries. [1913 Webster]

{Service berry} (Bot.), the fruit of any kind of service tree. In British America the name is especially applied to that of the several species or varieties of the shad bush ({Amelanchier}.) [1913 Webster]


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  • service berry — Juneberry June ber ry, n. (Bot.) (a) The small applelike berry of American trees of genus {Amelanchier}; also called {service berry}. (b) The shrub or tree which bears this fruit; also called {shad bush}, and {shad tree}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • service-berry — medlieva statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erškėtinių (Rosaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Amelanchier). atitikmenys: lot. Amelanchier angl. amelanchier; june berry; saskatoon; service berry; shadbush; sugar pear vok. Felsenbirne; Felsenmispel;… …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • service-berry — paprastoji medlieva statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Amelanchier ovalis angl. grape pear; june berry; service berry vok. echte Felsenbirne; gemeine Felsenbirne; gemeine Felsenmispel; ovalblättrige Felsenbirne rus. ирга круглолистная;… …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • service-berry — n. June berry, shad bush (Amelanchier Canadensis) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • dorony service-berry — kanadinė medlieva statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Amelanchier canadensis angl. dorony service berry; june berry; shadbush; thicket service berry; thicket shadblow vok. kanadische Felsenbirne rus. ирга канадская lenk. świdośliwa… …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • thicket service-berry — kanadinė medlieva statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Amelanchier canadensis angl. dorony service berry; june berry; shadbush; thicket service berry; thicket shadblow vok. kanadische Felsenbirne rus. ирга канадская lenk. świdośliwa… …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • thorny service-berry — varpotoji medlieva statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Amelanchier spicata angl. thorny service berry vok. Besen Felsenbirne; ährige Felsenbirne rus. ирга колосистая lenk. świdośliwa kłosowa …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • US Postal Service-Berry Floor — Das US Postal Service Pro Cycling Team war eine US amerikanische Profi Mannschaft im Straßenradsport, die unter dem Namen des US amerikanischen Hauptsponsors United States Postal Service von 1996 bis 2004 existierte. Nach dem Rückzug US Postals… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Service — Serv ice, n., or Service Serv ice [Properly, the tree which bears serve, OE. serves, pl., service berries, AS. syrfe service tree; akin to L. sorbus.] (Bot.) A name given to several trees and shrubs of the genus {Pyrus}, as {Pyrus domestica} and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Service — Serv ice, n., or Service Serv ice [Properly, the tree which bears serve, OE. serves, pl., service berries, AS. syrfe service tree; akin to L. sorbus.] (Bot.) A name given to several trees and shrubs of the genus {Pyrus}, as {Pyrus domestica} and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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