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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.
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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
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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.
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|Noun||1.||mountain ash - any of various trees of the genus Sorbus|
European mountain ash, rowan, rowan tree, Sorbus aucuparia - Eurasian tree with orange-red berrylike fruits
service tree, sorb apple, sorb apple tree, Sorbus domestica - medium-sized European tree resembling the rowan but bearing edible fruit
|2.||mountain ash - tree having wood similar to the alpine ash; tallest tree in Australia and tallest hardwood in the world|
|3.||mountain ash - low-growing ash of Texas|
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