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sorb1

Syllabification: sorb
Pronunciation: /sôrb
 
/

noun

The fruit of the true service tree.
Example sentences
  • Sorb apple berries contain large amounts of malic acid that aid water retention.

Origin

early 16th century: from French sorbe or Latin sorbus 'service tree', sorbum 'serviceberry'.

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Sorb2

Syllabification: Sorb
Pronunciation: /sôrb
 
/

noun

A member of a Slavic people living in parts of southeastern Brandenburg and eastern Saxony. Also called Wend.
Example sentences
  • Wend tends to have a pejorative ring, especially in Eastern Germany, and today in all scholarly literature in Europe the word Sorb is preferred to Wend.
  • The Slovaks and the Wends/Sorbs are the only two Lutheran Slavic groups to immigrate to America, and their numbers were not large.
  • Sorbs were repeatedly forbidden to use their own language.

Origin

from German Sorbe.

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