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mountain ash

noun
1.
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.
2.
any of certain other trees, as several Australian species of eucalyptus.
Origin of mountain ash
1590-1600
1590-1600
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British Dictionary definitions for mountain ash

mountain ash

noun
1.
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.
any of several Australian eucalyptus trees, such as Eucalyptus regnans
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