Saskatoon

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Sas·ka·toon

 (săs′kə-to͞on′)
A city of south-central Saskatchewan, Canada, on the South Saskatchewan River northwest of Regina. Settled in 1883, it grew as a railway hub.

sas·ka·toon

 (săs′kə-to͞on′)
n.
1. Any of several serviceberries, especially Amelanchier alnifolia of western North America.
2. The fruit of any of these plants.

[From Cree misaaskwatoomin, saskatoon berry.]

saskatoon

(ˌsæskəˈtuːn)
n
(Plants) a species of serviceberry, Amelanchier alnifolia, of W Canada: noted for its succulent purplish berries
[from Cree misaskwatomin, from misaskwat tree of many branches + min fruit]

Saskatoon

(ˌsæskəˈtuːn)
n
(Placename) a city in W Canada, in S Saskatchewan on the South Saskatchewan River: oil refining; university (1907). Pop: 196 816 (2001)

Sas•ka•toon

(ˌsæs kəˈtun)

n.
a city in S Saskatchewan, in SW Canada. 186,058.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Saskatoon - a city in central SaskatchewanSaskatoon - a city in central Saskatchewan; the largest city in the province
Saskatchewan - one of the three prairie provinces in west central Canada; "vast fields of wheat grow on Saskatchewan's prairies"
2.saskatoon - edible purple or red berries
berry - any of numerous small and pulpy edible fruits; used as desserts or in making jams and jellies and preserves
Juneberry, serviceberry, shadblow, shadbush, service tree - any of various North American trees or shrubs having showy white flowers and edible blue-black or purplish fruit