noun sor·bus \ˈsȯrbəs\

Definition of sorbus

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of trees and shrubs (family Rosaceae) distinguished from Pyrus and Malus by the pinnate leaves, three styles, and carpels that are not cartilaginous — see mountain ash

  2. 2 plural -es :  any tree of the genus Sorbus

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Origin and Etymology of sorbus

New Latin, from Latin, service tree

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a trip made at another's expense

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