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shadbush

[ shad-boosh ]
/ ˈʃædˌbʊʃ /
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noun

the serviceberry, Amelanchier canadensis.
any of various other species of Amelanchier.

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Also called shad·blow [shad-bloh]. /ˈʃædˌbloʊ/.

Origin of shadbush

1810–20, Americanism;shad (see shadberry) + bush1

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shadbush
/ (ˈʃædˌbʊʃ) /

noun

another name for serviceberry (def. 1)
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