from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A shrub (Amelanchier alnifolia) of northwest North America, having white flowers and edible dark purple fruit.
- n. The fruit of this plant.
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- n. A shrub inhabiting western North America, Amelanchier alnifolia.
- n. The edible berry of this shrub.
From Cree misaaskwatoomin, saskatoon berry.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Cree ᒥᓵᐢᑲᐧᑑᒥᐣ (misa˙skwato˙min, "saskatoon berry"), from ᒥᓵᐢᑲᐧᐟ (misâskwat, "saskatoon") + -min ("berry"). (Wiktionary)