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mountain ash

noun

Simple Definition of mountain ash

  • : a small tree that produces red berries

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of mountain ash

  1. :  any of various trees or shrubs (genus Sorbus) of the rose family with pinnate leaves and red or orange-red fruits

1597

First Known Use of mountain ash

1597


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