Juneberry
noun Date: circa 1810 serviceberry

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • 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

  • Juneberry — ☆ Juneberry [jo͞on′ber΄ē ] n. pl. Juneberries 1. any of a genus (Amelanchier) of trees and shrubs of the rose family, with white flowers, small, purple black fruits, and simple leaves 2. the fruit …   English World dictionary

  • Juneberry — noun any of various North American trees or shrubs having showy white flowers and edible blue black or purplish fruit • Syn: ↑serviceberry, ↑service tree, ↑shadbush, ↑shadblow • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Juneberry — 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

  • juneberry — n. tree or shrub of the rose family native to North American which bears apple like berries; edible apple like berry of the juneberry …   English contemporary dictionary

  • juneberry — noun (plural juneberries) 1》 a North American shrub of the rose family. [Genus Amelanchier: many species.] 2》 the edible berry of the juneberry shrub …   English new terms dictionary

  • juneberry — alksnialapė medlieva statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erškėtinių šeimos vaisinis, vaistinis augalas (Amelanchier alnifolia), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Amelanchier alnifolia; Amelanchier florida; Aronia alnifolia angl.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • juneberry — noun edible purple or red berries • Syn: ↑saskatoon, ↑serviceberry, ↑shadberry • Hypernyms: ↑berry • Part Holonyms: ↑Juneberry, ↑serviceberry, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Juneberry — /joohn ber ee, beuh ree/, n., pl. Juneberries. the American serviceberry, Amelanchier canadensis. [1800 10, Amer.; JUNE + BERRY] * * * …   Universalium

  • Juneberry — noun Any of several North American trees of the genus Amelanchier, having white flowers and edible, purplish fruit; or the fruit of such a tree Syn: shadbush, serviceberry …   Wiktionary

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