saskatoon
noun Etymology: modification of Cree misa•skwato•min serviceberry fruit Date: 1810 1. serviceberry 2; especially a serviceberry (Amelanchier alnifolia) chiefly of the northwestern United States and western Canada 2. the fruit of a saskatoon

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