red ash

noun

Definition of red ash 

1a : an American ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica) with densely velvety tomentose branchlets and petioles and lower leaf surfaces pubescent

called also downy ash

— see green ash

b : an Australian tree (Alphitonia excelsa) of the family Rhamnaceae with hard wood

c : an Australian tree (Orites excelsa) of the family Proteaceae

2 : the wood of a red ash tree

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