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either of two European trees, Sorbus domestica, bearing a small, acid fruit that is edible when overripe, or S. torminalis (wild service tree) bearing a similar fruit.
serviceberry (defs 2, 3).
service tree
Also called sorb. a Eurasian rosaceous tree, Sorbus domestica, cultivated for its white flowers and brown edible apple-like fruits
wild service tree, a similar and related Eurasian tree, Sorbus torminalis


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