A tree or shrub of a genus that includes the juneberries.
- Genus Amelanchier, family Rosaceae.
- 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.
From French dialect amelancier 'medlar'.
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