noun Chiefly Canadian
a species of Juneberry (Amelanchier alnifolia
) of the central and N North American plains
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Word origin of 'saskatoon'< Cree misaaskwatoomin, saskatoon berry < misaaskwat, the shrub, lit., that which is solid wood + -min, berry