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Definition of Mountain ash

mountain ash
Rowan tree Row"an tree` [Cf. Sw. r["o]nn, Dan. r["o]nne, Icel. reynir, and L. ornus.] (Bot.) A european tree (Pyrus aucuparia) related to the apple, but with pinnate leaves and flat corymbs of small white flowers followed by little bright red berries. Called also roan tree, and mountain ash. The name is also applied to two American trees of similar habit (Pyrus Americana, and P. sambucifolia).
Mountain ash
Ash Ash ([a^]sh), n. [OE. asch, esh, AS. [ae]sc; akin to OHG. asc, Sw. & Dan. ask, Icel. askr, D. esch, G. esche.] 1. (Bot.) A genus of trees of the Olive family, having opposite pinnate leaves, many of the species furnishing valuable timber, as the European ash (Fraxinus excelsior) and the white ash (F. Americana). Prickly ash (Zanthoxylum Americanum) and Poison ash (Rhus venenata) are shrubs of different families, somewhat resembling the true ashes in their foliage. Mountain ash. See Roman tree, and under Mountain. 2. The tough, elastic wood of the ash tree. Note: Ash is used adjectively, or as the first part of a compound term; as, ash bud, ash wood, ash tree, etc.

Meaning of Mountain ash from wikipedia

- Mountain ash may refer to: Eucalyptus regnans, the tallest of all flowering plants The rowans or mountain-ashes (Sorbus aucuparia) Mountain Ash, Rhondda...
- "pinnate". The name "mountain-ash" for Sorbus domestica is due to a superficial similarity of the rowan leaves to those of the ash, not to be confused...
- Mountain Ash (Welsh: Aberpennar) is a town (and former community) in the Cynon Valley, within the County Borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales. At the 2001...
- known as the American mountain-ash. It is a deciduous perennial tree, native to eastern North America. The American mountain-ash and related species (most...
- Eucalyptus regnans, known variously as mountain ash, swamp gum, or stringy gum, is a species of medium-sized to very tall forest tree that is native to...
- Sorbus aucuparia, commonly called rowan (UK: /ˈrəʊən/, US: /ˈroʊən/) and mountain-ash, is a species of deciduous tree or shrub in the rose family. It is a...
- Ash Mountain may refer to: Ash Mountain (British Columbia) in British Columbia, Canada Ash Mountain, California, the administrative district of Sequoia...
- Mountain Ash may refer to: Mountain Ash, Rhondda Cynon Taf, a town in Wales Mountain Ash, Kentucky, a town in America Mountain-ash or rowan, several rose...
- Bethania, Mountain Ash is an Independent chapel in Phillip Street, Mountain Ash, Glamorgan, Wales. Services at Bethania are conducted in the Welsh language...
- Mountain Ash General Hospital (Welsh: Ysbyty Cyffredinol Mountain Ash) was a health facility on Duffryn Road, Mountain Ash, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales. It...
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