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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sorb, sorb appleverb

    acid gritty-textured fruit

  2. sorb, take upverb

    take up a liquid or a gas either by adsorption or by absorption

Wiktionary

  1. sorbnoun

    The wild service tree (Pyrus torminalis) of Europe; also, the rowan tree.

  2. sorbverb

    To absorb or adsorb

  3. Sorbnoun

    A Slavic people living in parts of East Germany.

  4. Sorbnoun

    A person belonging to this people.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sorbnoun

    the wild service tree (Pyrus torminalis) of Europe; also, the rowan tree

    Etymology: [L. sorbus the tree, sorbum the fruit; cf. F. sorbe. See Service tree.]

  2. Sorbnoun

    the fruit of these trees

    Etymology: [L. sorbus the tree, sorbum the fruit; cf. F. sorbe. See Service tree.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sorb

    sorb, n. the mountain-ash or service-tree.—ns. Sorb′-apple, the fruit of the service-tree; Sor′bāte, Sor′bin or Sor′bine, Sor′bite.—adj. Sor′bic, pertaining to, or from, the sorb. [Fr.,—L. sorbus.]

  2. Sorb

    sorb, n. one of a Slavonic race in Saxony and the neighbouring parts of Prussia.—Also Wend, or Lusatian Wend.—adj. Sor′bian, pertaining to the Sorbs or their language.—n. a Sorb, or the Sorbian tongue.—adj. and n. Sor′bish.

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  1. orbs

  2. robs

  3. bros, bros.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sorb in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sorb in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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