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Sorb

sorb

(Science: botany) The wild service tree (pyrus torminalis) of Europe; also, the rowan tree.

The fruit of these trees. Sorb apple, the fruit of the sorb, or wild service tree. Sorb tree, the wild service tree.

Origin: L. Sorbus the tree, sorbum the fruit; cf. F. Sorbe. See Service tree.


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