rowan tree


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Rowan tree \Row"an tree`\ [Cf. Sw. r["o]nn, Dan. r["o]nne, Icel.
   reynir, and L. ornus.] (Bot.)
   A european tree (Pyrus aucuparia) related to the apple, but
   with pinnate leaves and flat corymbs of small white flowers
   followed by little bright red berries. Called also {roan
   tree}, and mountain ash. The name is also applied to two
   American trees of similar habit (Pyrus Americana, and
   Pyrus sambucifolia).
   [1913 Webster]
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