gowan

play
noun gow·an \ˈgau̇-ən\

Definition of gowan

chiefly Scotland

  1. :  daisy 1; broadly :  a white or yellow field flower

gowany

play \ˈgau̇-ə-nē\ adjective, chiefly Scotland

Origin and Etymology of gowan

probably alteration of Middle English gollan


First Known Use: 1570

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