Definition of juneberry in English:


nounplural noun juneberries

(also Juneberry)
  • 1A North American shrub of the rose family, some kinds of which are grown for their showy white flowers and bright autumn colors.

    Genus Amelanchier, family Rosaceae: many species, including the smooth juneberry (A. laevis) and the inland juneberry (A. interior)

    • ‘The saskatoon is also known as the juneberry, serviceberry or shadberry and grows on tall bushes in northwest Canada.’
    1. 1.1The edible black berry of the juneberry plant.



/ˈjo͞onˌberē/ /ˈdʒunˌbɛri/