shad bush
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]

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  • Shad bush — Shad Shad (sh[a^]d), n. sing. & pl. [AS. sceadda a kind of fish, akin to Prov. G. schade; cf. Ir. & Gael. sgadan a herring, W. ysgadan herrings; all perhaps akin to E. skate a fish.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of food fishes of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shad|bush — «SHAD BUSH», noun. any one of a genus of North American shrubs or small trees of the rose family, with berrylike fruit and white flowers which blossom about the time when shad appear in the rivers; Juneberry; serviceberry …   Useful english dictionary

  • shad bush — North American shrubs of the rosaceous genus Amelanchier whose white blossoms open in April or May, when the shad run …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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

  • Shad — (sh[a^]d), n. sing. & pl. [AS. sceadda a kind of fish, akin to Prov. G. schade; cf. Ir. & Gael. sgadan a herring, W. ysgadan herrings; all perhaps akin to E. skate a fish.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of food fishes of the Herring… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shad frog — Shad Shad (sh[a^]d), n. sing. & pl. [AS. sceadda a kind of fish, akin to Prov. G. schade; cf. Ir. & Gael. sgadan a herring, W. ysgadan herrings; all perhaps akin to E. skate a fish.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of food fishes of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shad tree — 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

  • Hardboaded shad — Shad Shad (sh[a^]d), n. sing. & pl. [AS. sceadda a kind of fish, akin to Prov. G. schade; cf. Ir. & Gael. sgadan a herring, W. ysgadan herrings; all perhaps akin to E. skate a fish.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of food fishes of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hickory shad — Shad Shad (sh[a^]d), n. sing. & pl. [AS. sceadda a kind of fish, akin to Prov. G. schade; cf. Ir. & Gael. sgadan a herring, W. ysgadan herrings; all perhaps akin to E. skate a fish.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of food fishes of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Long-boned shad — Shad Shad (sh[a^]d), n. sing. & pl. [AS. sceadda a kind of fish, akin to Prov. G. schade; cf. Ir. & Gael. sgadan a herring, W. ysgadan herrings; all perhaps akin to E. skate a fish.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of food fishes of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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