gowan

noun
gow·​an | \ ˈgau̇-ən How to pronounce gowan (audio) \

Definition of gowan

chiefly Scotland
: daisy sense 1 broadly : a white or yellow field flower

Other Words from gowan

gowany \ ˈgau̇-​ə-​nē How to pronounce gowany (audio) \ adjective, chiefly Scotland

First Known Use of gowan

1570, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gowan

probably alteration of Middle English gollan

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“Gowan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gowan. Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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