flowering ash

noun

Definition of flowering ash

  1. 1 :  any of three plants of the genus Fraxinus: a :  manna ash b :  a large shrub or shrubby tree (F. cuspidata) of the southwestern U.S. that has fragrant white flowers c :  a large shrub (F. dipetala) of the Pacific coast and coastal mountain ranges of the U.S.

  2. 2 :  fringe tree

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up flowering ash? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

feeling or affected by lethargy

Get Word of the Day daily email!