Definition of amelanchier in English:

amelanchier

Syllabification: am·e·lan·chi·er
Pronunciation: /ˌaməˈlaNGkēər
 
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noun

  • A tree or shrub of a genus that includes the juneberries.
    • Genus Amelanchier, family Rosaceae
    More example sentences
    • Another good choice is amelanchiers, or serviceberries, thin-skinned berries with a hint of cherry.
    • The weeping cherry was in full bloom, and the crabapples and amelanchiers blooming too.
    • I ordered several amelanchiers by mail in 1-gallon containers.

Origin

from French dialect amelancier 'medlar'.

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