Saskatoon meaning

săskə-to͝on
Any of several serviceberries, especially Amelanchier alnifolia of western North America.
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The fruit of any of these plants.
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A city of south-central Saskatchewan, Canada, on the South Saskatchewan River northwest of Regina. Settled in 1883, it grew as a railway hub.
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A species of Juneberry (Amelanchier alnifolia) of the central and N North American plains.
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The edible fruit of this shrub.
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(place) City in central Saskatchewan, Canada, on the South Saskatchewan River.
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(Canadian Prairies) A shrub inhabiting western North America, Amelanchier alnifolia.
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(Canadian Prairies) The edible berry of this shrub.
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The largest city in the province of Saskatchewan, Canada, located on the South Saskatchewan River.
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Origin of saskatoon

  • From Cree misaaskwatoomin saskatoon berry

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Cree ᒥᓵᐢᑲᐧᑑᒥᐣ (misaË™skwatoË™min, “saskatoon berry"), from ᒥᓵᐢᑲᐧᐟ (misâskwat, “saskatoon") + -min (“berry").

    From Wiktionary

  • From saskatoon.

    From Wiktionary