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row·an

 (rō′ən, rou′-)
n.
A small deciduous European tree (Sorbus aucuparia) in the rose family, having pinnately compound leaves, corymbs of white flowers, and orange-red berries.

[Of Scandinavian origin; see reudh- in Indo-European roots.]

rowan

(ˈrəʊən; ˈraʊ-)
n
(Plants) another name for the (European) mountain ash
[C16: from Scandinavian; compare Norwegian rogn, raun, Old Norse reynir]

row•an

(ˈroʊ ən, ˈraʊ-)

n.
1. the European mountain ash, Sorbus aucuparia, having pinnate leaves and clusters of bright red berries.
2. the American mountain ash, Sorbus americana.
3. the berry of either of these trees.
[1795–1805; < Old Norse *raun- in reynir, Norwegian raun]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rowan - Eurasian tree with orange-red berrylike fruitsrowan - Eurasian tree with orange-red berrylike fruits
mountain ash - any of various trees of the genus Sorbus
rowanberry - decorative red berrylike fruit of a rowan tree
Translations
شَجَرَة لِسان العَصْفور
jeřáb
rønnebærtræ
pihlakas
vörösberkenye
šermukšnio uogašermukšnis
pīlādzis
jarabina

rowan

[ˈraʊən] N (also rowan tree) → serbal m; (= berry) → serba f

rowan

[ˈraʊən ˈrəʊən] n (also rowan tree) (= mountain ash) → sorbier m

rowan

n (= tree)Eberesche f, → Vogelbeere f; rowan berryVogelbeere f

rowan

[ˈraʊən] n (also rowan tree) → sorbo

rowan

(ˈrouən) , (ˈrauən) noun
(also rowan tree) a small tree that has red berries in autumn.
ˈrowan berry noun
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