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.


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