mountain ash

noun

Definition of mountain ash

: any of various deciduous trees or shrubs (genus Sorbus) of the rose family with pinnate leaves and small usually white flowers in terminal corymbs and small red or orange-red berrylike fruits that are pomes — see american mountain ash, european mountain ash

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  • : a small tree that produces red berries


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