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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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To the west was a great valley, and then, rising far away, great jagged mountain fastnesses, rising peak on peak, the sheer rock studded with mountain ash and thorn, whose roots clung in cracks and crevices and crannies of the stone.
She had discovered that a lane opened out below the apple orchard and ran up through a belt of woodland; and she had explored it to its furthest end in all its delicious vagaries of brook and bridge, fir coppice and wild cherry arch, corners thick with fern, and branching byways of maple and mountain ash.
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On a healthy autumn day; when the golden fields had been reaped and ploughed again, when the summer fruits had ripened and waned, when the green perspectives of hops had been laid low by the busy pickers, when the apples clustering in the orchards were russet, and the berries of the mountain ash were crimson among the yellowing foliage.
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