Definition of serviceberry in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsərvəsˌberē/

noun (plural serviceberries)

1The fruit of the service tree.
2 another term for juneberry.
Example sentences
  • Oak trees provide acorns, dogwoods and sumac provide red berries through the fall and winter and serviceberry bears edible berries in late spring or early summer.
  • The saskatoon is also known as the juneberry, serviceberry or shadberry and grows on tall bushes in northwest Canada.
  • To start, they planted shrubs and small trees, including dogwoods, serviceberries, witch hazels, and native rhododendrons.

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Syllabification: serv·ice·ber·ry

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