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

   Sorb tree, the wild service tree.
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