serviceberry

noun ser·vice·ber·ry \ ˈsər-vəs-ˌber-ē also ˈsär- \

Definition of serviceberry

1 : the edible purple or red fruit of any of various North American trees or shrubs (genus Amelanchier) of the rose family
2 : a tree or shrub that produces serviceberries and has showy white flowers in the spring called also Juneberry, shadblow, shadbush

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