mountain ash

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mountain ash

n.
1. Any of various deciduous trees of the genus Sorbus of the rose family, having pinnately compound leaves, clusters of small white flowers, and orange-red berries.
2. A very tall eucalyptus tree (Eucalyptus regnans) valued as a source of timber and pulpwood.

mountain ash

n
1. (Plants) any of various trees of the rosaceous genus Sorbus, such as S aucuparia (European mountain ash or rowan), having clusters of small white flowers and bright red berries
2. (Plants) any of several Australian eucalyptus trees, such as Eucalyptus regnans

moun′tain ash`


n.
any of several small trees of the genus Sorbus, of the rose family, having flat-topped clusters of small, white flowers and bright red to orange berries.
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mountain ash - any of various trees of the genus Sorbusmountain ash - any of various trees of the genus Sorbus
genus Sorbus, Sorbus - a genus of shrubs or trees of the family Rosaceae having feathery leaves
European mountain ash, rowan, rowan tree, Sorbus aucuparia - Eurasian tree with orange-red berrylike fruits
American mountain ash, Sorbus americana - a variety of mountain ash
Sorbus sitchensis, Western mountain ash - an ash of the western coast of North America
service tree, sorb apple, sorb apple tree, Sorbus domestica - medium-sized European tree resembling the rowan but bearing edible fruit
angiospermous tree, flowering tree - any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary
2.mountain ash - tree having wood similar to the alpine ash; tallest tree in Australia and tallest hardwood in the world
eucalypt, eucalyptus tree, eucalyptus - a tree of the genus Eucalyptus
3.mountain ash - low-growing ash of Texas
ash tree, ash - any of various deciduous pinnate-leaved ornamental or timber trees of the genus Fraxinus
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