from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various deciduous trees of the genus Sorbus, such as the rowan, having clusters of small white flowers and bright orange-red berries arranged in clusters.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of several trees in the genus Sorbus in North America.
- n. The European species Sorbus aucuparia, also commonly known as rowan or more specifically European rowan.
- n. A tree native to southeastern Australia, Eucalyptus regnans, the tallest of all flowering plants.
- n. A Texan ash tree species, Fraxinus texensis.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See Roman tree, and under Mountain.
- adj. an ornamental tree, the Pyrus Americana (or Sorbus Americana), producing beautiful bunches of red berries. Its leaves are pinnate, and its flowers white, growing in fragrant clusters. The European species is the Pyrus aucuparia, or rowan tree.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of several small trees of the genus Pyrus, having ash-like leaves, primarily P. aucuparia
- n. One of several species of Eucalyptus, especially E. amygdalina, E. goniocalyx, E. Sie-beriana, and E. pilularis (the flintwood).
- n. See Texas ash.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. low-growing ash of Texas
- n. any of various trees of the genus Sorbus
- n. tree having wood similar to the alpine ash; tallest tree in Australia and tallest hardwood in the world
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