Definition of juneberry in English:


Syllabification: june·ber·ry
Pronunciation: /ˈjo͞onˌberē
(also Juneberry)

noun (plural juneberries)

  • 1A North American shrub of the rose family, some kinds of which are grown for their showy white flowers and bright autumn colors.
    • Genus Amelanchier, family Rosaceae: many species, including the smooth juneberry (A. laevis) and the inland juneberry (A. interior)
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    • The saskatoon is also known as the juneberry, serviceberry or shadberry and grows on tall bushes in northwest Canada.
  • 1.1The edible black berry of the juneberry plant.

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