American mountain ash

noun
a variety of mountain ash
Syn: ↑Sorbus americana
Hypernyms: ↑mountain ash

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noun
Usage: usually capitalized 1st A
: a mountain ash (Sorbus americana) with leaves that become glabrous beneath, sticky winter buds, and fruit about 1/4 inch in diameter

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American mountain ash,
the species of mountain ash common in eastern North America.

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  • Mountain ash — Mountain Moun tain (moun t[i^]n), a. 1. Of or pertaining to a mountain or mountains; growing or living on a mountain; found on or peculiar to mountains; among mountains; as, a mountain torrent; mountain pines; mountain goats; mountain air;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • white mountain ash — noun large tree with dark compact bark on lower trunk but smooth and white above; yields lumber similar to that of European or American ashes • Syn: ↑Eucalyptus fraxinoides • Hypernyms: ↑eucalyptus, ↑eucalypt, ↑eucalyptus tree * * * noun… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Ash — may refer to:Products of fire, incineration or combustion* The solid remains of a fire * Incinerator bottom ash, a form of ash produced in incineration facilities * Volcanic ash, material ejected from a volcano * Ash (analytical chemistry), the… …   Wikipedia

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