rowan tree

noun

1
: a Eurasian tree (Sorbus aucuparia) with pinnate leaves and flat corymbs of small white flowers followed by red pomes resembling berries

called also European mountain ash

2
: american mountain ash

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of rowan tree was in the 15th century

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“Rowan tree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rowan%20tree. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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