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