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  1. Juneberry, serviceberry, service tree, shadbush, shadblownoun

    any of various North American trees or shrubs having showy white flowers and edible blue-black or purplish fruit

  2. saskatoon, serviceberry, shadberry, juneberrynoun

    edible purple or red berries


  1. serviceberrynoun

    A genus (Amelanchier) of about 25 species of small deciduous trees and large shrubs in the family Rosaceae.

  2. serviceberrynoun

    the berry of this plant


  1. serviceberry

    Serviceberry, also known as Amelanchier, is a genera of flowering plants in the family Rosaceae. They are small deciduous trees or shrubs that produce white flowers in early spring followed by small, edible berries. The berries resemble blueberries and can be used in jellies, pies, and other foods. The term "serviceberry" comes from the plant's historical use in funeral services, as it was often one of the first plants to bloom in the spring. The name can be used collectively to refer to the various species within the Amelanchier genus.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of serviceberry in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of serviceberry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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