Meaning of serviceberry


Pronunciation: (sûr'vis-ber"ē), [key]
— pl. -ries.
  1. the fruit of any service tree.
  2. a North American shrub or small tree, Amelanchier canadensis, of the rose family, having serrate, oblong leaves, clusters of white flowers,and a berrylike fruit.
  3. any of various other plants of the genus Amelanchier.
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