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

Definition of juneberry in English:

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)
Example sentences
  • 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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