rowen

noun

row·​en ˈrau̇-ən How to pronounce rowen (audio)

Word History

Etymology

Middle English rowein, from Anglo-French regain, rewain, from re- + gain, waine arable land, produce, profit — more at gain

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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

Dictionary Entries Near rowen

Cite this Entry

“Rowen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rowen. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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