[sur-vis-ber-ee] /ˈsɜr vɪsˌbɛr i/
noun, plural serviceberries.
the fruit of any service tree.
a North American shrub or small tree, Amelanchier canadensis, of the rose family, having serrate, oblong leaves, clusters of white flowers,and a berrylike fruit.
any of various other plants of the genus Amelanchier.
noun (pl) -ries
Also called shadbush. any of various North American rosaceous trees or shrubs of the genus Amelanchier, esp A. canadensis, which has white flowers and edible purplish berries
the fruit of any of these plants
the fruit of the service tree
noun 1. a book containing the forms of worship used in divine services.
noun, Tennis. 1. an instance of a player winning a game against a server. 2. a game won against an opponent’s service.
noun, Military. 1. a saucer-shaped uniform cap with a visor, standard in the U.S. Army and Air Force.
- Service ceiling
noun 1. the height above sea level, measured under standard conditions, at which the rate of climb of an aircraft has fallen to a specified amount Compare absolute ceiling