Definition of juneberry in US English:


(also Juneberry)

nounPlural juneberries, Plural Juneberries

  • 1A North American shrub of the rose family, some kinds of which are grown for their showy white flowers and bright autumn colors.

    Genus Amelanchier, family Rosaceae: many species, including the smooth juneberry (A. laevis) and the inland juneberry (A. interior)

    • ‘The saskatoon is also known as the juneberry, serviceberry or shadberry and grows on tall bushes in northwest Canada.’
    1. 1.1 The edible black berry of the juneberry plant.