The DICT Development Group

Search for:
Search type:

Database copyright information
Server information

2 definitions found
 for Sorb apple
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sorb \Sorb\, n.[L. sorbus the tree, sorbum the fruit; cf. F.
     sorbe. See Service tree.] (Bot.)
     (a) The wild service tree ({Pyrus torminalis) of Europe;
         also, the rowan tree.
     (b) The fruit of these trees.
         [1913 Webster]
     Sorb apple, the fruit of the sorb, or wild service tree.
     Sorb tree, the wild service tree.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  sorb apple
      n 1: medium-sized European tree resembling the rowan but bearing
           edible fruit [syn: service tree, sorb apple, sorb
           apple tree, Sorbus domestica]
      2: acid gritty-textured fruit [syn: sorb, sorb apple]

Contact=webmaster@dict.org Specification=RFC 2229