shadberry
noun Date: 1847 serviceberry

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • shadberry — ☆ shadberry [shadber΄ē, shadbər ē ] n. pl. shadberries JUNEBERRY …   English World dictionary

  • shadberry — /shad ber ee, beuh ree/, n., pl. shadberries. 1. the fruit of a shadbush. 2. the plant itself. [1795 1805, Amer.; shad (perh. dial. shad cool spot, OE scead SHADE, shelter) + BERRY] * * * …   Universalium

  • shadberry — n. purple or red berries that may be eaten …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shadberry — shad·ber·ry …   English syllables

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

  • serviceberry — noun 1. any of various North American trees or shrubs having showy white flowers and edible blue black or purplish fruit • Syn: ↑Juneberry, ↑service tree, ↑shadbush, ↑shadblow • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush …   Useful english dictionary

  • shadbush — /shad boosh /, n. 1. the serviceberry, Amelanchier canadensis. 2. any of various other species of Amelanchier. Also called shadblow /shad bloh /. [1810 20, Amer.; shad (see SHADBERRY) + BUSH1] * * * …   Universalium

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

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

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