gowan

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gow·an

 (gou′ən)
n. Scots
A yellow or white wildflower, especially a daisy.

[Probably alteration of Middle English gollan, a plant with yellow flowers; akin to Old Norse gullinn, golden, from gull, gold; see ghel- in Indo-European roots.]

gowan

(ˈɡaʊən)
n
(Plants) Scot any of various yellow or white flowers growing in fields, esp the common daisy
[C16: variant of gollan, probably of Scandinavian origin; compare Old Norse gullin golden]
ˈgowaned adj
ˈgowany adj

gow•an

(ˈgaʊ ən)

n. Chiefly Scot.
any of various yellow or white field flowers, esp. the English daisy.
[1560–70; earlier gollan < Old Norse gollinn golden]
gow′aned, adj.
gow′an•y, adj.