Definition of Amelanchier
1. Noun. North American deciduous trees or shrubs.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Rosaceae, Rosaceae, Rose Family
Member holonyms: Juneberry, Service Tree, Serviceberry, Shadblow, Shadbush
Lexicographical Neighbors of Amelanchier
Literary usage of Amelanchier
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Trees of America: Native and Foreign, Pictorially and Botanically by Daniel Jay Browne (1846)
"|HE genus Amelanchier occurs in but two forms sufficiently distinct to be regarded as species, namely, the common amelan- chier of Europe, (A. vulgaris,) ..."
2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"Notes on the genus Amelanchier: By NL BRITTON. Specimens illustrating the five eastern species, A. Canadensis, ..."