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saskatoon

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noun sas·ka·toon \ˌsas-kə-ˈtün\

Definition of saskatoon

  1. 1 :  serviceberry 2; especially :  a serviceberry (Amelanchier alnifolia) chiefly of the northwestern United States and western Canada

  2. 2 :  the fruit of a saskatoon



Origin of saskatoon

modification of Cree misa·skwato·min serviceberry fruit


First Known Use: 1810


Saskatoon

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geographical name Sas·ka·toon \ˌsas-kə-ˈtün\

Definition of Saskatoon

  1. city Canada in cen Saskatchewan on S. Saskatchewan River pop 222,189




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