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  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sorb apple — 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sorb tree — 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sorb — [sôrb] n. [Ger Sorbe < Serb Srb] LUSATIAN (n. 1) …   English World dictionary

  • sorb — [sôrb] n. [Fr sorbe < L sorbum, serviceberry, sorbus, SERVICE TREE] 1. any of a number of European trees of the rose family, as the rowan and the service tree 2. the fruit of any of these trees …   English World dictionary

  • Sorb — may refer to:*Sorbs, a Slavic minority *Sorbus *Sorbus domestica *Sorbus aucuparia *Sorbus torminalis *Sorption …   Wikipedia

  • Sorb apple — may refer to::a number of trees in the genus Sorbus:*Sorbus domestica, the True Service tree:*Sorbus aucuparia, the Rowan:*Sorbus torminalis, the Wild Service tree:or:*the fruit of any of the above …   Wikipedia

  • Sorb- — 1) [lat. sorbere, sorptum = schlürfen, schlucken]: Bestimmungswort von Zus. mit der Bed. »aufnehmen, aufsaugen« in Fügungen wie Sorbens, absorbieren, Adsorbat; 2) [nlat. Sorbus = Vogelbeerbaum, Eberesche (Bot.)]: Bestimmungswort u. Trivialstamm …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Sorb — 1836 (implied in Sorbian), from Ger. Sorbe, from Slavic Serb, the national designation. Slavic people surviving in Lusatia, eastern Saxony, also known as Wends …   Etymology dictionary

  • sorb — fruit of the service tree, 1520s, from Fr. sorbe, from L. sorbum service berry (small, edible fruit of the European mountain ash), from sorbus, from PIE root *sor /*ser red, reddish brown …   Etymology dictionary

  • sorb|ent — «SR buhnt», noun. anything that absorbs or adsorbs: »A mixture of chemical compounds is applied to a stationary sorbent (blotting paper demonstrates the effect) and is then made to migrate along the sorbent (L. J. Morris) …   Useful english dictionary

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