from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A tree, Pyrus (Sorbus) domestica, native in continental Europe.
- n. In some old books, apparently, the common pear.
- n. The mountain-ash, either the European, Sorbus Aucuparia, or the American, S. American, the latter being usually distinguished as the American service-tree.
- n. Same as service-berry, 3.
Sorry, no etymologies found.